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Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand |

6 Best Outdoor Walks In New Zealand

6 Best Outdoor Walks In New Zealand

New Zealand has numerous delightful and adventurous walkways and tracks which give you access to scenic beauty, extensive forests and let you wander on the creation of God. If you are looking for the best places to go on an outdoor walk in New Zealand, you have come to the perfect place. Here’s our choice of best walking tracks in the country – a challenging trace of adventure, enjoyment, and lessons. These places deserve to be the best outdoor walks in New Zealand because of their natural beauty, spectacular scenery, and surroundings with unique wildlife encounters. While you can explore this beauty on a private ride like a taxi or a bus, taking a train, etc. but having rental cars for these journeys can prove more exciting and adventurous because you won’t be bound. Milford Track Milford Track is a part of Fiordland, which is New Zealand’s largest national park and is the most renowned inside the country. Visitors usually spend four days following great Maori routes following a dramatic way...

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Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources, Work and Travel |

What Jobs are in Demand in New Zealand in 2016?

What Jobs are in Demand in New Zealand in 2016?

New Zealand is an exciting place to live with a growing economy and a lot of opportunities for jobs. This beautiful green country has a laid back pace of life, a lot of green space and lovely friendly people. When you are emigrating to New Zealand from the UK one of the most important things you will need to do is find a job. So what are the best industries to work in New Zealand in 2016 where the jobs are in the most demand? Construction There are a lot of opportunities at the moment in New Zealand for those who are working in construction. The population of major cities such as Auckland is continuing to grow and there is also a lot of regrowth in the areas around Christchurch and the Canterbury region after the earthquake. Thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed in 2010 and 2011 in Canterbury and there has been a significant amount of construction work since. Work on the rebuilding sector has been steady...

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Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Food and Travel, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources |

6 Amazing Things about New Zealand

6 Amazing Things about New Zealand

If you want a holiday destination that will straight up blow your mind and leave you wishing you could extend your vacation, then you should travel to New Zealand. There is something for everyone. From the adrenaline junky, the nature lover, to the red wine enthusiast, everyone will be equally amazed. Even the hopeless romantic will find a place to feed their enchantment under the clearest, darkest skies in the world, perfect for stargazing. New Zealand is the home of endless amazing things, but here are 6 of the best reasons why you should start preparing for a visit to the fascinating country of New Zealand. The Home of the Bungy Jump About 27 years ago, the adrenalin pumping daredevil stunt of bungy jumping was invented, and yes, that was in New Zealand. When it comes to the bungy, no-one does it better. New Zealand is home to some of the most spectacular spots to make the giant leap of faith from. With the vast experience of the operators, it...

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Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Expats, Only The Best, Travel Africa, Travel Asia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel Egypt, Travel India, Travel Japan, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

5 Amazing Countries Perfect for an Overland Tour

5 Amazing Countries Perfect for an Overland Tour

An overland tour is a type of travel that you go to remote destinations where your goal all along was the journey itself. Yep, you enjoy the journey to your destination and not the destination itself. You get to backpack, walk, run, camp, and more outdoor stuff. This type of activity lasts for months and even years depending on the destination, which can even go beyond international boundaries. Here are some of the best countries to for the perfect overland tour. Egypt It is a fact that the continent of Africa has the longest and more traditional overland routes in the world. As far as I’m concerned, one of the best countries to take an overland tour in Africa is Egypt. This country has one of the best routes when it comes to overland tours and from this country you can do international overland tours to another neighboring country. You can camp outside if you want while going to another destination. And, if you want some local transportation, there...

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Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Diving Holidays, Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Canada, Travel Destinations, Travel Mexico, Travel New Zealand, Travel North America, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel USA |

Extreme Sports that are Indeed worth a Try

Extreme Sports that are Indeed worth a Try

Ready for some adrenaline packed fun and ways to get your pulse racing? From volcano boarding to zorbing—extreme sporting and accessible activities are bound to get a tick on your list – and in the most amazing destinations to test them in. Volcano Boarding Pioneered by an adventure enthusiast and Australian traveler in the scenic precincts of León in Nicaragua, action packed volcano boarding makes you challenge your skills of zooming down the face of active volcanoes and surrounding zones on reinforced plywood toboggans. This sport uses your heels to steer and brake. Here, it is quite possible to zip down at a phenomenal speed of up to 90km/hr—which comes after you have managed your way to the top of the volcano. Surprised, eh? León Big Foot Hostel organizes trips to Sierra Nevada volcano every day. (image by Chad Hart). Downhill Mountain Biking If you are planning to indulge in downhill mountain biking fun, then do gear yourself for full-suspension bikes that are impeccably designed to float over tree...

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Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Family Travel, Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

Jindabyne Winter Camping Guide

Jindabyne Winter Camping Guide

The snow season is fast approaching with July-October being the best time of year to hit the fresh powder on the slopes of the Snowy Mountains. A family holiday to the snow is a great way to experience something different, and Jindabyne is the perfect base for your skiing adventure. Jindabyne is located on Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains and is the gateway to the best skiing and snowboarding on offer including the popular ski fields of Thredbo, Charlotte’s Pass and Perisher. Jindabyne should also be your one-stop-shop to pick up skiing equipment and clothing.(Image by Danial Delong) Pee Tern Accommodation in Jindabyne can get very busy around the peak season, and it is important to organise and book your trip well beforehand. Camping can be a great alternative to hotel accommodation, saving you money and also giving you access to some of the best views over the lake. When considering a campervan holiday in the snow, ensure you prepare properly for the conditions. Check the weather report...

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Posted by on Jan 19, 2014 in Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel New Zealand, World Culture and History |

Unique Culture of Maori People

Unique Culture of Maori People

Maori has one of the most unique cultures around the world. Their amazing history and beliefs, cool tattoos and extraordinary dance, and their relaxed and calm personality make Maori people very interesting to the outsiders. Ever since the arrival of European settlers, as the indigenous people of New Zealand, the Maori people have not done well in term of life. The people of Maori are very famous for never being defeated by the English settlers and they are the descendants of a warrior race. Maori people are proud of their history and background that they are always happy to share about the facts. According to their history, their ancestors first arrived in New Zealand from Hawaiki by waka. The word “waka” can actually means “canoe” or “the descendants from the canoe” depending on the use of the word in a context. Upon arrival, each waka’s settlers began to separate into smaller “iwi” or tribes and as their number grew bigger and bigger, they began to spread out across the...

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Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Guest Post, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Europe, Travel Germany, Travel Middle East, Travel New Zealand, Travel North America, Travel Poland, Travel Resources, Travel The Isles of Man, Travel United Arab Emirates, Travel USA |

The Fastest Roads In The World

The Fastest Roads In The World

On most roads, we’re used to having to abide by certain speed limits. While cars can go a lot faster, it’s very rare that anyone is legally able to go above 75 MPH down the road. However, this isn’t the case everywhere. In some places, speed limits are either nonexistent, very high, or they simply aren’t enforced at all. Below, Sutliff & Stout, personal injury lawyers in Houston, have provided a list of some of the fastest roads in the world for those that want to unleash their inner speed demon without having to worry about a high speed police chase. 1. Germany’s Autobahn The Autobahn is quite well known for being one of the fastest roads in the world. However, some sections do have an advisory speed limit. This is mainly to cut down on pollution and to factor in traffic. In the places where there is no speed limit, speedsters can race down the long stretch of road to their heart’s content. Drivers with extremely fast cars...

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Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Accommodations, Resorts and Hotels, Travel Australia, Travel Australia and New Zealand, Travel Destinations, Travel New Zealand, Travel Resources, Travel Style |

Great Accommodation Options in Australia and New Zealand

Great Accommodation Options in Australia and New Zealand

Visitors to Australia and New Zealand can choose from a wide range of accommodation options depending on their budget. Well-heeled tourists can opt for boutique hotels, self-serviced apartments and luxury resorts while backpackers and others on a tight budget can stay in hostels and private homes offering bed and breakfast. In this article, we discuss the facilities and general details of popular accommodation options in Australia and New Zealand. Resorts and Luxury Lodges Resorts and Luxury Lodges Those who can afford it can stay in these high-quality accommodation options and enjoy the luxury. In Australia, you can relax in comfortable resorts and go scuba diving or skiing depending on the location. In New Zealand, luxury lodges offer fine dining and facilities for discerning patrons. Some properties offer wilderness adventures, helicopter flights, and private golf and spa treatments. Hotels Hotels in Australia and New Zealand Depending on your budget, you can stay in two stars to five star hotels. The best places offer room service, babysitting help, pools, fitness centers...

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