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Feb 7, 2020• by Thecoupleinrow51

Explore New Zealand by Train: The 5 Most Beautiful Train Journeys

There are many different ways to explore New Zealand’s natural beauty, but you will see most visitors renting either a car or campervan. This is undoubtedly an understandable option if you are...

Feb 6, 2020• by Thecoupleinrow51

Christchurch: an hour by hour beginners guide where to eat and drink

We have been living in Christchurch for almost 3 months and time is really flying by fast. We are lucky enough to be located right in the city centre. Often enough, we go for a nice big stroll...

Jan 7, 2020• by SouthproudNZ

Camping in The Catlins: Papatowai Paradis (New Zealand)

Set among tranquil native bush abundant with birdlife, Papatowai Campsite is a great base to explore the natural wonders of the Catlins. Located south of Owaka, the little township of...

Dec 9, 2019• by Thecoupleinrow51

Camp Glenorchy: an ecological piece of art

Most travellers know Queenstown by heart, being the thrill capital of New Zealand. However, not many know that the road doesn’t end in Queenstown. In fact, the very few who wisely decide to...

Dec 6, 2019• by Thecoupleinrow51

Sunrise on Roys Peak: Is the Instagram hike worth waking up early?

It’s 2:30 AM and the alarm on Simone her phone goes off. “It’s time to wake up.” she said. “We have to go”. It was a clear and dark night and millions of stars flickered in the night...

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