Surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and jungle, Chiang Mai is an adventure lover’s paradise. Popular with digital nomads and backpackers alike, Chiang Mai has a ton to offer!
Head into the hills and go rafting, mountain biking or zip lining. Hike through the jungle and spend time with hill-tribe villages, or visit an elephant sanctuary in the nearby mountains.
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Mount Cook is one of New Zealand’s must-sees on the south island. The location is slightly remote, so that is why I recommend to drive your own car and map out a road trip – check out my full post on The Ultimate Guide to New Zealand.
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Traveling in a camper van is a great time to take advantage of cooking. You have a kitchen with you everywhere you go, and what better way to eat breakfast than with a view of New Zealand’s finest scenery and landscapes! These budget friendly, healthy, and most of all easy-to-make camper van meal ideas should get your imagination going.
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Like most other parts of my self-guided road trip through New Zealand, there are certain things that I wish had been easier to navigate along the way, which is the reason why I’ve written this blog; to provide an easy-to-read budget travel guide to make your trip planning easier, and to give you some tips and tricks for making your own itinerary!
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A truly unique Kiwi experience that every one traveling in Coromandel should experience at least once in their lifetime! Two of the most popular sights are Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove, a pair of unique New Zealand beaches that are absolutely worth the trip.
An underground river of hot water flows from the interior of the earth to surface in the Pacific Ocean at Hot Water Beach – a long beautiful white beach located in Coromandel, just a 5 minute drive from the town of Hahei.
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Glowworms can be found throughout New Zealand, and are often spotted in damp, overgrown places – the banks of lakes, rivers and forest undergrowth are prime places to spot their glowing blue-green lights. Guided night time kayaking, hiking or boating trips are great ways to get to the right places to see them.
If you’re traveling to New Zealand, you absolutely can’t miss out on seeing the glowworm caves!
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In this blog I’ll highlight a few things to do and the best places to go from Taupo. If you didn’t know already, the area surrounding Taupo is where the majority of the Lord of The Rings trilogy was filmed in Tongariro National Park.
The Tongariro Crossing, Mount Doom, and Hobbiton are REAL places that you can visit and experience, and it is so freakin’ cool and worth the trek!
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Here you’ll find a detailed itinerary on what to see in Auckland in just two days; where to stay, what to see, and how to tour the city on a budget!
Auckland is considered to be one of the world’s most liveable cities, with over 180 different ethnic groups adding up to one big, bustling, cosmopolitan and vibrant place. With its good climate, beautiful natural environment, beaches, and parks, it’s no wonder it’s such a populated city!
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Have you dreamt of seeing New Zealand but don’t know how? This blog is a comprehensive guide on how to see the entire country in just two weeks, how much it will cost, where to go, and what to expect on your journey through the north and south islands.
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Patagonia is one of the wonders of the world that you don’t want to miss; a region in South America at the most southern tip of the world before reaching Antarctica. Southern Patagonia, stretching across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world.
There are many options and routes that you can choose from when planning your trip depending on where you’re starting and how much time you have.
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