Nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown is a picturesque alpine town. Don’t be fooled, though – life here doesn’t slow down during the winter months – it speeds up!
If you’re travelling in New Zealand or Australia at the moment, you may have heard ‘Anzac Day’ mentioned. Perhaps you’ve noticed the locals wearing red poppy badges or spotted some tasty looking Anzac biscuits for sale. Here’s a visitor’s guide to understand what Anzac Day is and what it means to us down under…
The journey from Franz Josef to Wanaka is one of the most scenic drives you’ll do with Stray, but you don’t have to worry about soaking it all up through the bus window. All Stray passengers are guaranteed one night in Wanaka and most end up staying a lot longer than planned.
At some point in your travels, you will inevitably experience some sort of delay, whether it is during long bus or train trips, delays in airports or you just need to overcome some free time in a hostel without any access to a TV or WiFi. But what do you do in those situations? Many […]
When planning an eating tour across Southeast Asia, every foodie dreams of fresh Pad Thai piled high in Thailand and hot pho to slurp in Vietnam. With the popular Thai and Vietnamese cuisines stealing the limelight, Laos could easily be an afterthought when planning your foodie dream tour in the region. But don’t make that […]
Join Stray’s European Sales Rep Charles ‘Chucky’ Fryer as he prepares to swim in Southeast Asia’s mighty Mekong River at Ban Pak Nguey, Stray’s exclusive overnight homestay in northern Laos. (Read in German >>) On the boat ride to the Laos homestay our group of 16 chatted about the chance to finally swim in the […]