13 Feb, 2017

Backpacking the Copland Track in New Zealand

The Copland Track on New Zealand's South Island is an incredible overnight backpacking trek with dense forest, glacier rivers, alpine views, and HOT SPRINGS! See the pics and learn how to plan this must-do trek with this backpacking guide!

22 Dec, 2016

7 Reasons a Campervan is the Best Way to Travel Around New Zealand

Want to experience pure New Zealand? Rent a van! Here’s 7 reasons why a campervan is the best way to travel around New Zealand

12 Dec, 2016

New Zealand’s Best Day Hike: Tongariro Crossing Hiking Guide

Don't miss New Zealand's best day hike. Get this detailed hiking for the Tongariro Crossing hike, one of New Zealand's Great Walks on the North Island.

28 Jun, 2016

Chasing Waterfalls on Milford Sound with Cruise Milford

Exploring fiords, waterfalls & wildlife in Milford Sound is a must for anyone traveling to New Zealand! This post has the details on my boat tour with Cruise Milford.

24 Jun, 2016

10 Tips for Driving in New Zealand

Get ready to navigate those roundabouts while driving on the left side of the road. Here's my essential tips and the key laws you need to be aware of before getting behind the wheel in New Zealand.

5 May, 2016

Queenstown Travel Tips: Where to Eat, Stay & Things to Do

Got 2 or 3 days in Queenstown? Learn how to maximize your time with these travel tips that include the best places to stay and eat and awesome things to do in the adventure capital of New Zealand.

14 Apr, 2016

Milford Sound Helicopter Flight above New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park

If you want to see the best of New Zealand, you really need to get above it all! Check out my video, photos, and full recap of my helicopter flight above Milford Sound.

4 Apr, 2016

Glass Making Class in Queenstown via LocalEyez

There's more to New Zealand than bungee jumping and climbing mountains. There is also a thriving art culture to explore that you won't find in the guidebooks. Learn about my one-one-one glass making workshop with local a Queenstown glass artist where I got behind the torch and try my hand at making some unique glass beads.

28 Mar, 2016

Doubtful Sound Overnight Kayak Tour with Go Orange

Doubtful Sound is a little known secret in New Zealand....waterfalls, lush rainforest & giant cliffs with a fraction of the people as Milford Sound. Escape the crowds on a quiet overnight kayaking tour and experience Pure. Wild. New Zealand.

27 Mar, 2016

The Top New Zealand Instagram Acccounts

Looking for New Zealand travel inspiration? Use this list of the top New Zealand Instagram accounts to discover the best destinations & plan your dream trip.

25 Feb, 2016

My New Zealand Mountaineering Course with Alpine Recreation

While in New Zealand, I took a 4-day Intro to Mountaineering Course in Mount Cook National Park where I learned how to wear crampons, use an ice axe, and safely travel across a glacier for the first time. Get the full scoop on my class and see if this type of course might be a good fit for you!

22 Feb, 2016

New Zealand Road Trip Journal – Wanaka, Queenstown & the Copeland Track (Week 8-9)

Weeks 8-9 of my solo New Zealand road trip included camping on the summit of Isthmus Peak, soaking in hot springs at the Welcome Flat Hut, kayaking Queenstown, and hiking Mount Roy. Follow along on my adventures in my road trip journal.