The friendly whanau (family) of Kohutapu Lodge at Stray’s Lake Aniwhenua overnight stop recently launched a new ‘Plant a Seed’ initiative as a way to say ‘thank you’ to their international visitors and encourage them to carry a positive message further on their travels.
*As voted by Stray Travellers! When we stumbled across this article asking 11 full-time travel bloggers to share their favourite places in New Zealand, we knew we had to put the question out to our own loyal Stray fans. After all, they’ve gone further off the beaten track to see a bit more than the […]
After five epic posts telling you the ins and outs of surviving Kiwi culture, guest blogger Sam from the UK gives his final insight into how best to travel around New Zealand… Now to see the country, taste the pies and learn the lingo, you’ll need some way to hit the road. As I’ve mentioned, […]
You’re speaking like a local and dressed for Kiwi success – now what’s for dinner? Our guest blogger Sam from the UK is back to tell you all about New Zealand food. Food in NZ is same-same, but different to what we have back in the UK. Let me make this clear. Wattie’s and Heinz […]
A little over a year ago Stray changed its North Island tour route to include an overnight stay at Kohutapu Lodge on the edge of Lake Aniwhenua. “Lake Anna – what?” you might be wondering. Located in the central North Island on the outskirts of a sleepy logging town called Murupara, this place is not […]