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The West Coast hideaway that is good for the soul

I’ve made it no secret that the South Island’s West Coast is one of my favorite corners of New Zealand, a wild and empty coastline full of spikey mountains and dense rainforests, rugged beaches and feisty penguins. I love it. There’s something about this place that gets under my skin in the best possible way. I yearn for it. Whenever ...

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8 reasons why you should make visiting Stewart Island a priority

If there was ever a place that captured my heart so entirely, it would be Stewart Island. Tucked just off the end of New Zealand’s South Island 30 kilometers across the Foveaux Strait from Bluff, this tiny paradise represents the last piece of modern civilization before you hit Antarctica. New Zealand’s third island is remote and untamed, often overlooked by ...

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Hiding away at the Hapuku Lodge in Kaikoura

A few weeks ago I was feeling sprightly and ready to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown for the weekend. I was nervous, having signed up to become a marine mammal medic with Project Jonah so I could volunteer and help out with future whale strandings in New Zealand. I hadn’t been to Kaikoura in years. In fact, I hadn’t been ...

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25 photos to inspire you to get away to Langkawi

My holiday last month to Malaysia was full of delightful surprises. From spicy and rich food I couldn’t get enough of, to learning about a new land full of unique culture to sweating to new levels (leg sweat, how?!) my time in Malaysia was nothing if not full of the unexpected. If you follow me on Instagram you might have ...

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The Best Way to Pick a Camping Journey

Whenever you’re packaging for your journey, pack batteries and flashlights. There is going to soon be occasions if it’s necessary to become able to see within the darkened. Possessing an sufficient number of light resources may prevent drops or shock encounters. Hand all these notebook computer for those who have children . Dress yourself in numerous layers whenever you move ...

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8 reasons to love Christchurch, New Zealand

Lieselot De Brauwer is a freelance writer and travel blogger. She sees herself as a world citizen, but lost her heart to New Zealand and was an expat in Christchurch. She specializes in New Zealand and Canada travel, outdoor adventures and inspiring others to explore new places on her blog The World is a Circus So you’re finally planning to ...

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An autumn escape to Lombardy Cottage

As a writer and pure introvert at heart, I am constantly on the lookout for cute and cozy hideaways where I can disappear off the grid, relax, and feel inspired. I wish there was a word for that feeling, but it’s something I yearn for when I travel, and probably my most ultimate state of comfort. The closest thing I’ve ...

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