A spectacular way to see Coles Bay, Tasmania: kayaking with Freycinet Adventures

The east coast of Tasmania is an ideal place to explore pristine beaches and incredible scenery. The most stunning part of all is Coles Bay, situated in Freycinet National Park (one of many Tasmania national parks). Coles Bay, Tasmania is a living postcard where sheltered tranquil turquoise blue waters meet pink granite mountains and white … Read more

Beautiful pictures of New Zealand’s North Island beaches

We arrived in New Zealand, fresh off of two weeks hiking in Patagonia, expecting to strap on our hiking gear and explore mountains in the crisp air. And then we arrived for the hottest summer New Zealand had seen in years! Fortunately for us, New Zealand offers an amazing array of beaches where we enjoyed … Read more

Up close with Maori culture at Tamaki Maori Village

New Zealand has so much to offer tourists, from scenic hikes (“tramps”) to beautiful beaches to world-class vineyards. But one element that sets Aotearoa (“the land of the long white cloud”) apart from all the other countries of the world is the presence and integration of the indigenous Maori culture. From the moment we landed … Read more

Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga: Exploring the beauty of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

The Coromandel Peninsula was one of our family’s favorite areas of the North Island of New Zealand. There are so many things to do in Coromandel that we could have stayed much longer than five days we spent. But one activity really stands out for our family as our favorite activity: our Coromandel tour with … Read more