North Island Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
Finding Wellness in Wellington – Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
Finding Wellness in Wellington – Wellington, North Island, New Zealand home_sept30_wellington.jpgAfter tw
New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves – North Island, New Zealand
Kyle Hammons combines the natural beauty with hear
Swagman #21- Auckland, New Zealand
After a few more days of relaxation in Sydney and one more drunken night in the Quarryman’s Hotel it was time to move on to New Zealand. On my last night in Australia, Nikki’s mother cooked a Thanksgiving meal for me, since I would be missing the holiday at home with my own family. The […]
Swagman #23 – Finishing up on the North Island, New Zealand
Swagman #23 – Finishing up on the North Island, New Zealand I took an afternoon bus from Rotorua to Taupo and arrived at the Action Down Under YHA around 3pm. The hostel is extremely comfortable, with two separate TV rooms, a wide selection of movies, centrally located tent sites and hammocks slung between trees with long branches to provide shade. I quickly set up my tent […]
Swagman #22: – Rotorua, New Zealand
It’s amazing, but Rotorua is absolutely gorgeous, but at the same time stinks. I mean literally, the smell takes some getting used to. The cause is the sulfur and steam that pours out of the numerous craters and hot springs around this popular vacation spot. Since I had pushed my Australia visit as far as […]
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #22 – My Non-Adrenalised Version of the North Island – Coromandel Peninsula to Auckland, New Zea
Pigeon poo, sulfur water, Maori war paint and Macbeth await – yet there's still so much Meg doesn't get to see.
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #22 – My Non-Adrenalised Version of the North Island – Coromandel Peninsula to Auckland, New Zea
Pigeon poo, sulfur water, Maori war paint and Macbeth await – yet there's still so much Meg doesn't get to see.
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #20 – Looking Doubtful – Manapouri to Wellington, New Zealand
Avalanche warnings can't stop this bungee jumper and novice boarder from getting her all out of the land of extreme sports.
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #21 – Adrenalin Days Not Over Just Yet! – Wellington to Lake Taupo, New Zealand
Hopping on the Stray Bus in Auckland is soon just another excuse to get airborne, soaking wet, and a skinned bum.
Deja Moo – New Zealand
Lisa Tossey was sure she wasn't driving around in circles in a rental car that hated her. But why did those cows look so familiar?