Category Archive: NEW ZEALAND

My 10 Best Travel Tips of 2015 on LashWorldTour

My 10 Best Travel Tips of 2015 on LashWorldTour In 2015 my travels spanned half the globe. After exploring New Zealand’s South Island in January, I next flew to Australia for one month, then on to Bali and Malaysia in SE Asia for two months before crossing the Pacific to the USA. I ended up …

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My 10 Best Travel Stories of 2015 on LashWorldTour

My 10 Best Travel Stories of 2015 on LashWorldTour In 2015 my travels spanned half the globe. After exploring New Zealand’s South Island in January, I next flew to Australia for one month, then on to my old stomping grounds in Bali and Malaysia in SE Asia for two months before crossing the Pacific to …

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PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand Oddities

Shark Bus in Auckland New Zealand

PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand Oddities (SEE photos of New Zealand Oddities) New Zealand is most famous for its divine outdoor scenery. Incredibly diverse, NZ has soaring snow-capped mountains, glaciers, fjords, beaches, dense rain forests, cliff-lined coastlines and supremely clear lakes and rivers. But that’s not all that New Zealand offers. Like most countries, NZ has …

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Natural Beauty of South Island New Zealand

PHOTO GALLERY: The Natural Beauty of South Island New Zealand SEE Photos of South Island New Zealand here I just completed an extensive 3-month trip around New Zealand’s stunning South Island. World-famous for its spectacular nature, the island features a mind-boggling diversity of topographies and natural features. Easily-accessed glaciers and fjords draw tourists from around …

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My 12 Best Experiences at New Zealand’s South Island

aerial view of Abel Tasman NP - from scenic flight

My 12 Best Experiences at New Zealand’s South Island I just completed an adventurous 3-month trip around New Zealand’s famed South Island, the place where NZ’s most renowned outdoor adventures and dramatic natural wonders are found. The island boasts fjords, glaciers, mountain peaks over 3000 M, rain forests, wild rivers & coastlines, several magnificent national …

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Work Exchange New Zealand: 30+ Bonuses I Enjoyed at my South Island HelpX Gigs

apartment in Oamaru - New Zealand

Work Exchange New Zealand: 30+ Bonuses I Enjoyed at my South Island HelpX Gigs  Those of you who followed my travels around New Zealand, Australia and Fiji in 2014 already know that I participated in many work exchange gigs at people’s homes (and at two motels, too). Most hosts asked me to work about 4 …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Spectacular Tunnel Beach – Dunedin, New Zealand

PHOTO GALLERY: Spectacular Tunnel Beach – Dunedin, New Zealand  SEE Photos of Tunnel Beach here Tunnel Beach is situated just south of Dunedin, New Zealand, on the east coast of South Island. As its name implies, Tunnel Beach is famous for its unusual stone tunnel. The rough-hewn solid-rock tunnel was commissioned by Parliament Member John …

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PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand’s Gorgeous Kepler Track

PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand’s Gorgeous Kepler Track See Photos of Kepler Track here New Zealand’s Deparment of Conservation (DOC) has designated, among hundreds of hikes around the country, nine ‘Great Walks’, which are considered to be premier hikes through especially spectacular scenery and habitats. Three of those nine walks are located in South Island’s Fiordland …

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PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand’s Famous Abel Tasman Coast Track

PHOTO GALLERY: New Zealand’s Famous Abel Tasman Coast Track  Abel Tasman Coast Track is one of New Zealand’s 9 designated ‘Great Walks’, those tracks passing through areas of exceptional natural beauty and/or unique eco-systems. Located along the top of South Island in Abel Tasman National Park, the track mostly hugs the coast, offering many gorgeous …

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10 Best Photo Galleries of 2014 on LashWorldTour

10 Best Photo Galleries of 2014 on LashWorldTour  I’m happy to report that 2014 was yet another fantastic year of continuous world travels for me. In total I visited five countries: India, Malaysia, Australia, Fiji and New Zealand. The latter two I finally reached for the first time in my life and, thus, explored quite …

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