The Rocky mountains are beautiful. So beautiful, in fact, that even though I hate driving alone, I just kept driving all day. I made it from Banff to Jasper and back – in total about 9.5 hours of driving. And it was totally worth it. Let these pictures tell you why… The Fairmont Banff Springs […]
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In 2012, National Geographic’s Traveller magazine named Kerala as one of the “ten paradises of the world”, and “50 must see destinations of a lifetime”. And yet, I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who’s been there. So, when my best friend Kat told me she was going for a few days (it’s a little […]
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There’s no doubt about it: Queenstown is the crown jewel of New Zealand. In winter this picturesque town is blanketed in snow and packed full of skiers, but it’s just as breathtaking to visit in summer. And to truly see all that the area around Queenstown has to offer, you should hire a car.
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Rotorua, known for its pungent rotten egg smell, is probably New Zealand’s most touristy city. So, for those who like to get off the beaten track, it can be difficult to know what’s worth doing.This list isn’t exhaustive: there are plenty of other cool things to do in Rotorua (hot tip: if you visit the […]
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“This place should have more visitors. It deserves them. You mark my words, the tourists will come flocking here in a few years when word gets out” – my friend Ally, upon discovering the Coromandel for the first time Most overseas visitors come to New Zealand expecting the epic snowy mountains from the Lord of […]
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Barely three hours from Melbourne, there’s a National Park I’d never heard of until I looked at a map to work out what there was to do on the drive from Adelaide. And it turns out, Grampians National Park has startling beauty that deserves to be better known. These are the highlights of my 24 […]
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British people all seem to dream of going to Australia. And there’s one item sure to feature on their itinerary. A highlight of Aussie travel marketing in Europe that somehow few Kiwis have ever heard of: Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. After hearing about it non-stop when I lived in the UK, I decided to pop over […]
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