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Top NZ Hotels You Want to Stay In  

Most Highly Rated Hotels to Stay in New Zealand One of the most remote countries in the world New Zealand has a population of over 5 million people. Almost 500,000 people reside in the country’s capital city of Wellington. Other highly-populated cities in New Zealand are Auckland with over 1,6 million residents, Christchurch with over 300,000 residents, and Hamilton that is home to over 176,000 people. New Zealand is also home to a highly developed tourism industry, and this does not come as a surprise considering all the amazing tourist attractions. The top-rated tourist attractions in the country include the Fiordland National Park, Bay of Islands, Tongariro National Park, and Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Tourism is one of the major contributors to the country’s economy. According to one report released by Tourism Industry Aotearoa, tourism is one of New Zealand’s biggest, most developer export industries as it contributes to…
Auckland city skyline at night with city center and Auckland Sky Tower the iconic landmark of Auckland New Zealand.

A Night In Auckland: The Best Things To Do

There are many things we associate New Zealand with. There’s Lord of the Rings of course. With that there’s the stunning countryside, rolling hills and Hobbiton, just two hours south of Auckland. But what does one do in New Zealand’s biggest city come nightfall? Well, it’s perhaps no surprise to hear that the city, which is home to over 1.5million people, is an incredibly vibrant place to spend an evening with thrills coming out of the nightclubs, theatres, casinos and much, much more. If you’re going to be visiting the city in 2018, here are our top tips for making the most of this truly stunning city. Read more on New Zealand: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to New Zealand Travel Guide to view current posts Ten Places To Visit In New Zealand 7 Must See New Zealand Beaches Australia or New Zealand? 7…
Epic 3 day Itinerary for the North Island of New Zealand

Epic 3 day Itinerary for the North Island of New Zealand

There is a lot packed into this short trip but I guarantee it's very doable (because we recently did it all!) - tried and tested! I have partnered with Expedia.com.au to bring you the ideal itinerary for people who want to see and do as much as possible in 2-3 days when visiting the North Island of New Zealand, starting and ending your trip in Auckland There is a lot packed into this short trip but I guarantee it's very doable (because we recently did it all!) - tried and tested! You'l; likely arrive arrive in Auckland, from here, hire a car and drive from Auckland to Rotorua, which is an approx 3-4 hour drive. Check into your hotel in Rotorua and head to the Lone Star for dinner (I would suggest making a booking as it can get pretty busy!). Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during…
free hike in martinborough

How To Travel New Zealand On A Budget

New Zealand is awesome, full of bucket list destinations. Yet trying to travel New Zealand on a budget is not easy. People always ask me ‘is New Zealand expensive?’ Simple answer, yes. Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Read more on New Zealand: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to New Zealand Travel…
Ten Places To Visit In New Zealand

10 Places To Visit In New Zealand

New Zealand is famous throughout the world for being a great place to live and work. Even if you’re just visiting, it offers a great deal to see and do – but if you’ve got the skills necessary to get through the points-based immigration system, then you’ll find it’s tremendously rewarding to emigrate to New Zealand and you can get a lot of help from companies like the Emigration Group. Let’s look at ten of the places you should make a point of visiting during your stay. Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best…
5 of the Most Romantic Weekend Getaways In and Around Auckland

5 of the Most Romantic Weekend Getaways In and Around Auckland

Imagine getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday routine and spending a dreamy weekend with your significant other at a gorgeous hideaway in Auckland! Auckland offers a variety of opportunities for couples to relax and spend some quality time together, you're all set to explore the pristine beauty of the city in the most romantic way. Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas…
Waterfall New Zealand North Island

The Most Scenic Drives on New Zealand North Island

Most travelers that venture to New Zealand boast about the amazing sites of the South Island—until they see the North Island. The scenery is unparalleled and the roads to and from are remarkable. The rugged, mountainous backdrops, heavenly views, captivating farmland, and perfect white beaches all tell the chronicles of what is New Zealand, North Island. Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation,…

7 Must See New Zealand Beaches

It's probably no big surprise that the island nation of New Zealand has some great beaches. What might be a surprise is the sheer number of options that are completely unique and unlike anything you can find anywhere else in the world. Whether you're a surfer, sun worshipper, or something in between you may be interested in a South Island Road trip or a North Island tour. Whatever preference you have, New Zealand has the beach for you. Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which…

Auckland SkyJump – to be scared or not to be scared….

So Ben and I recent did a world wind trip to Auckland with one of Bens bucket list items being the Auckland Sky Jump, so I thought what the heck let’s try it out! (says the person deathly afraid of heights!). I spent the week leading up to our Auckland trip, psyching myself up in preparation for the jump or basically trying not to think about it! But the day finally arrived, we check into the jump centre at 9am, went through the weighing process (im claiming a large breakfast beforehand haha!) and then met our jump master who took us through to get “suited up” in the very attractive multicolored jump suit along with our full body harness. Plan your trip to NZ Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for New Zealand.  Need data for your trip to Norway? We use Tep…
Top 10 Crazy Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Top 10 Crazy Things to Do in Queenstown – New Zealand

Queenstown is New Zealand’s top destination for fun, adventure-packed activities. If you want to experience the essence of this beautiful alpine destination, you will find a range of activities for family fun, romance, relaxation, adventure and entertainment. Since Queenstown is world-renowned for adventure, we bring you the 10 crazy things you must do to get your adrenaline pumping! Once you land, all you need is the spirit of adventure and a car rental in Queenstown to begin your adventure-laced trip. Plan your trip to NZ Need data for your trip to NZ? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on New Zealand: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you…