Roads of New Zealand

Ever wondered how the country looks like off the tourist attractions? Here you go. Random shots taken out of cars and busses while travelling around Advertisements

Tipps and Tricks for coming to NZ

What’s a travelling blog without some insider tipps? Right. So here’s my go for that

Upper West Coast

It was raining for two days, so not too many pictures of the west coast… On the other hand, there’s also not much to see in between ^^ There are glowworms close to… Continue reading

Fox and Franz Josef Glacier

About half way up north on the west coast, there are some bigger villages appearing again. And big brown signs pointing to the glaciers and glacier related activities like hikes or heli flights.… Continue reading

Wanaka and lower West Coast

Wanaka is a neigbour city to the more well known Queenstown, also up in the southern alps besides a lake. It is much more relaxed, though, and has a more chillled vibe to… Continue reading

Queenstown and Arrowtown

Out of the fjords, into the southern Alps. Queenstown was already a cultural centre under the early Maori. The settlers built the first permanent places to mine the gold found in the surrounding… Continue reading

Milford Sound

Milford Sound is another of those must do’s in NZ. And for good reason: It’s the only fjord that is easely accessible, and offers amazing views of the amazing landscapes in Fjordland. The… Continue reading

Catlins and the south

I made it: I did highway 1 on its full length, all from Cape Reinga to Bluff (including cheesy tourist photos). The Catlins are the southermost region of the main islands. However it’s… Continue reading

Dunedin

Dunedin is the oldest city in its region, and was founded in 1848 (when Switzerland got its constitution, woohoo) by a bunch of scots. It has nice scottish architecture, lots of bricks and… Continue reading

Oamaru, Moeraki Boulders and Penguins

I really liked the city of Oamaru, which sports buildings from the founders time together with some steampunk scenery. The city is very arty, and the people are very friendly and relaxed, too.… Continue reading