Sunday, March 24, 2019

the way we EXPLORE

We feature some of the most exciting international travel destinations, as well as the Bay of Plenty’s best kept secrets, mini breaks across the country, city breaks, and fun family days out.

5 Reasons to Visit Christchurch

A city in transition, Christchurch is shaping up to be a vibrant and dynamic city. It is best explored by foot (or by bike) and all of these attractions are within a reasonable walking distance.

The editor’s diary: where HAVE you been? 18-24 September

The highlight of this week has been taking Mat away on a date. I think it definitely ranks up there on the special date-ometer!

Mountain Biking In The Shadow Of Ruapehu

On a girls’ mountain biking break, Liz French and four friends tackled three very different mountain bike tracks in the central North Island.

5 Things To Do On Auckland’s West Coast

The west coast of Auckland stretches for miles and miles of unreal beauty. If you feel like a change from the blue sky and white sand of our east coast beaches, explore the untouched beauty of the wild west.

Living on a Boat in France – Lively Kiwis and Dead...

Mike Bodnar and his wife Liz left their jobs, sold their Wellington home, and abandoned friends and family to go and live on a boat in France. Their mascot for the trip became a dead fish.

Instagram of the week: @world_nate

The last time Nathan Buchan was spotted out and about at The Mount was back in summer. This local boy is now a full-time traveller.

House of Travel – Is This The Best Travel Agency In...

At the shoot for House of Travel Tauranga (HOTTauranga - what a great acronym!), owner Shane wouldn't stand still.

5 things to do in… Wellington

Wellington is a wonderful place to visit again and again. No matter how many times you leave and come back, there is always something new to discover.

5 things to do in… the Coromandel

Hanging on to New Zealand’s magical North Island, the Coromandel Peninsula is most accurately described as paradise away from paradise. Are you ready to discover your own slice of heaven?

Hamilton, Insta-Tron!

Hamilton is one of our most Insta-perfect cities. We sent Alex and Kseniia for a day trip to scout out the best photo opportunities for social media.

Rotorua Staycation

We wanted a weekend away with our children, an antidote to screen time: adventure, laughing, and fun. And we didn’t want to spend ages travelling. So we took a staycation in Rotorua!

Ruapehu Mountain Hosts – Secret Powder Stash

Ruapehu Mountain Hosts enhance the ski experience for those new to the fields, wanting company or seeking fresh tracks.