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Life speeds up in winter in Queenstown: how to experience the winter adrenaline rush in this picturesque alpine town

Life speeds up in winter in Queenstown: how to experience the winter adrenaline rush in this picturesque alpine town Queenstown in winter

Picture this: You’re sipping on a mulled wine surrounded by snow-capped mountains and starlit skies after a jam-packed day of activities including skiing and skydiving. The dream, right?! It’s no surprise that our travellers love to spend winter in Queenstown for exactly that reason!

How to prepare for the rough terrain of NZ’s best day hike: Tongariro Alpine Crossing

How to prepare for the rough terrain of NZ’s best day hike: Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, voted New Zealand’s best day hike, is a backpacker favourite. Don’t be fooled, however! The terrain can be tricky and weather conditions can be unpredictable, which means you need to be prepared and pack wisely. Luckily for you, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to answer all of your questions and help […]

Should you travel New Zealand in winter if you’re a fan of sunshine and warmth?

Should you travel New Zealand in winter if you’re a fan of sunshine and warmth?

What happens when you take an Island girl, used to tropical temperatures, and send her on the Stray bus in the middle of an NZ winter? Was it a recipe for disaster or an unexpected match made in heaven? Let’s find out!

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