Monthly Archives: May 2011

KEWL: Franz Joseph Glacier

Whenever we’re asked what our favourite part of New Zealand is, Laurel and I usually ponder for a moment and both say “Franz Joseph glacier!” It’s definitely (and literally) the coolest thing we’ve done here. And… also one of the … Continue reading

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KEWL: Punakaiki Pancake Rocks

When driving around a country without a set itinerary, you often stumble upon things worth seeing. We happened upon the Punakaiki (say that three times fast) Pancake Rocks while heading down the west coast of the South Island, and even … Continue reading

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NOM: West Coast Brewery

Soon after we had arrived down on the South Island goals became clear: We were to taste as much beer as possible. Even if it meant going off our desired route to do so. West Coast Brewery is located in … Continue reading

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FML: Sandflies

Warning: This will make you itch. When you’re traveling around New Zealand, there are no real dangers, at least animal wise. The highest member of the food chain (minus humans) are opossums. But there is a whole different type of … Continue reading

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KEWL: Abel Tasman Coastal Track

Abel Tasman National Park is a Kiwi holiday-maker’s dream. Bay after bay of beautiful, uncrowded beaches, reachable by boat, kayak, and nice short walks or longer treks. The full coastal track is a 3-5 day affair, with huts available that … Continue reading

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