Lake Taupo was voted as the best destination in the whole of New Zealand at the Golden Backpack Awards 2014. Here’s why… They call it the Taupo Trap. Not that New Zealand’s largest lake actually sucks you in like some Australasian Bermuda Triangle (although covering an area of 616 sq km, it is capable ofContinue reading “Lake Taupo: simply the best”
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Wellington – the coolest little capital?
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Cycling to ‘Siberia’, wheels to wine
‘So just a kilometre from here is the spot they call Siberia,’ Stuart tells me. ‘It gets so windy there that in September a train was blown off the track and ended up suspended, carriages hanging off like a piece of string.’ I am significantly smaller than a train, balancing on a bicycle, and thereContinue reading “Cycling to ‘Siberia’, wheels to wine”
Christchurch – TNT
Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrills and spills in Queenstown, TNT June 2014