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VISA INFORMATION The following information is based on U.S. citizenship… If you’re from a country other than the U.S., view visa details HERE! If you’re from the U.S. and want more information about...

Hobbiton

A visit to the one and only Hobbiton! See all the little Hobbit holes, the party tree, the Green Dragon Pub, and learn secrets of things on the set!

Seal Colony, New Zealand

The Kaikoura Peninsula is home to a lot of wildlife – seals, whales, birds, etc. Many New Zealand Fur Seals sun bathe and relax in this area. You are allowed to walk around and explore. Seals were...

Pancake Rocks and Blow Holes

Punakaiki is the proper name but people refer to this amazing place, simply, as “Pancake Rocks” because the natural rock formations look like stacks of pancakes! The crashing waves look terrifying...

Hobo Sleeping

There are a lot of expenses when traveling. Skip the hotels and hostels and think outside the bedroom! Literally.

South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand has some of the most spectacular views I’ve ever seen.  Especially the South Island of New Zealand!  Here are some things I did on the South Island that I thought were great...

North Island, New Zealand

  90 Mile Beach. The beach isn’t really 90 miles, but it is quite long nonetheless.  If you have a four-wheel-drive and a full tank of petrol, then you’re allowed to drive right on the beach. ...

Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington is the capital of New Zealnd and a fun and interesting city. It is the southernmost city on the North Island and also where the ferry leaves from in order to get to the South Island. Find...

Lion Rock, New Zealand

West of Auckland is a beach with a large hill that, from the side, looks like a resting lion.  I loved this beach.  Climb up the lion’s back to get a better view of the whole beach or walk down the...