Category: Tips and Tricks

Backpacking tips and tricks – travel tips on everything from planning your trip to packing and saving money while you travel.

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Your NZ Travel Checklist

Sort passport and visa – tick. Book flight to New Zealand – tick. Now all you need to decide is where to go, what to see and how to get there. This can seem like quite a daunting task, planning...

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Try unique food in New Zealand

Ever heard of huhu grubs? What exactly is L&P and where can I find it? We've got answers to all your questions about the weirdest foods in New Zealand...

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10 Unusual New Zealand Travel Tips

From flat whites to spider bites, read these unusual NZ travel tips by our guest blogger, the Tiki Touring Kiwi.

Top ten New Zealand selfie spots.

Top 10 New Zealand selfie spots

Are you a selfie addict? Come on, just admit it, we all do it and it's nothing to be ashamed of! You could take photo after photo of New Zealand's beautiful scenery, but looking back and seeing yourself in the...

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How to pack for New Zealand

Wondering what to pack for New Zealand travel? Backpacking blogger Arianwen shares her best New Zealand packing tips with us.

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Why bus is the easiest way to travel round NZ

Air travel isn’t the only way to get around. Find out why travelling New Zealand by bus is the way to go!

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Things to know about New Zealand before you arrive

You won't find these facts in the average guidebook, but believe us - you need to know these things about New Zealand before you arrive in the country. Don't say we didn't warn you!