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Epic New Zealand Itinerary


I travelled from Barbados to New Zealand at the end of May until mid June. The weather was pretty perfect, chilly but sunny. Definitely do this epic New Zealand itinerary at this time. I think I had 2 rainy days out of the whole trip. I spent 4 weeks here and managed to explore the whole country.  Although I did…

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City of Sails: Barbados to Auckland NZ


The plane broke through the rain clouds and you could see Auckland below… the rain was awful! My plane landed around 7am on the 21st May, but I had been flying since 7am on the 19th May. Needless to say I was exhausted! I grabbed my backpack and hopped of the plane cleared immigration and hopped on the bus into…

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One Day in Wellington


So I didn’t do a ton of research on Wellington if I’m honest. My plan was just to wander around and explore. I had a whole day as in I arrived at 8am from Rotorua and flew from there to ChristChurch at 8pm… I couldn’t just wander aimlessly for 12 hours with a bag on my back. I walked along the harbour front…

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Rotorua: Welcome to Hobbiton


Day 1 I got in to Rotorua from Auckland around 9.30pm and walked to my hostel, Crash Palace, which was cheap and nice. Unfortunately I arrived to beer pong on Saturday night, but by the time I showered the exhaustion set in and I passed out. The next morning I woke up for my first tour, and since I am a massive Lord…

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