All posts by Jack Sterry

How to Enjoy a Truly Merry Kiwi Christmas

Being located way down in the South Pacific, New Zealand finds itself in the middle of summer at Christmas time, so the celebrations take on a completely different form – families typically flock to beaches, go swimming and stay outdoors as long as they wish, coming back indoors only for the festive dinner. Read on to learn how to have a jolly good time in the Christmas season in New Zealand.   What to Expect From a Kiwi Christmas  There’s no such thing as white Christmases in NZ...Read More

Travelling Safely in New Zealand in Times of Covid-19

As the global COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, countries are doing their best to keep their people safe. Although travelling is quite difficult right now and many regions are off limits, exploring your own country and enjoying its beauties is still possible, provided you take all the necessary precautions. New Zealand is still at Alert Level 1, which means there are a lot of regulations everyone must abide by in order to protect themselves and others from the virus and its spreading. The rules are as...Read More

NZ’s Food and Wine Festivals You’d Be Crazy to Miss This Summer

New Zealand is a great country that provides hundreds of amusing events all year long. One of the reasons why New Zealanders enjoy their country so much is various food and wine festivals. Thanks to the local climate, it allows you to grow various veggies and prepare all sorts of food. The peak of the summer festival season is in February and March, which is when you can get a free campervan for your gourmet road trip and visit the following festivals. Marlborough Food and Wine...Read More

6 Spots That Make Zealand a Stargazer’s Paradise

New Zealand has a rich cultural and historical heritage, and along with numerous activities offered, it attracts millions of tourists every year. This country is an unparalleled travel destination where you can find fun things almost anywhere you go. With clear and dark skies, the slightest light pollution, and location in the Southern Hemisphere, you don’t need any special stargazing equipment to enjoy the breathtaking celestial bodies. If you want to visit some of the most astonishing stargazing...Read More

The Ultimate NZ Experience for Birdspotters

Before humans arrived, New Zealand was a world of birds and plants. New Zealand has an impressive list of selling points, including stunning coastal scenery, breathtaking mountain ranges and the refreshingly down-to-earth Kiwi charisma. It is also home to some of the most unique birdlife in the world, with more than 60 endemic species. Get your free transfer car and let’s explore the best places for birdspotting that this beautiful volcanic archipelago has to offer.  Pukaha Mount...Read More

NZ Music Festivals You’d Be Crazy to Miss This Spring and Summer

Aside from offering exceptional sights and adrenaline-pumping adventures, New Zealand also boasts a vibrant music festival scene, frequented by hundreds of thousands of people each year. With our selection for the upcoming spring and summer, all you need to do is gather your friends, rent a free campervan and get the party started.   Hidden Valley (Matakana, December 27) After a wildly successful inaugural event last year, which brought Fisher to the New Zealand soil, Hidden Valley is back to offer...Read More