Following Tragedy, Air New Zealand Cancels Regional Flights to/from Christchurch

Last night we were struck by tragedy yet again within a week. Two or more men attacked two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, killing at least 49 people and leaving many in critical condition. My sincerest condolences to the families of those affected by this tragedy and …

This Easy/MUST DO New Zealand Hike is the Best of Them All

Day 2 of our camping adventure started off great with our morning photo walk at Tasman Lake (mentioned in the earlier post). After that all of our plans sort of fell apart. When we visited the Mt Cook Visitor’s Center to check in for the hike to Mueller Hut, we …

World’s Most Beautiful Drives: Tekapo to Franz Josef Glacier

Many people don’t realize the beauty of driving through New Zealand’s wilderness. Most of the landscapes just open up right before you as you drive through the well paved, well marked roads. Unlike many other destinations across the world, there isn’t much separating you and the views from your car …