Tongariro Alpine Crossing: one of the best hikes in the world

Among the many highlights of New Zealand, there is one that is absolutely unmissable: the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. This 19km track via unreal volcanic landscapes, emerald lakes and through solidified lava flows is probably the most beautiful day hike of New Zealand. Unfortunately this place is also victim of its success, especially since one of…Read more Tongariro Alpine Crossing: one of the best hikes in the world

10 summer things to do around Queenstown and Wanaka, the alpine paradise of New Zealand

What make the South Island of New Zealand so famous and loved by travellers are undoubtedly its gorgeous mountains. I told you about the beauty of Mount Cook in a previous article, but the most stunning mountain views you can find in the country will definitely be in the Queenstown-Wanaka area, the alpine paradise of…Read more 10 summer things to do around Queenstown and Wanaka, the alpine paradise of New Zealand

5 days to explore the top of the South Island of New Zealand

A road trip around the South Island of New Zealand wouldn’t be complete without exploring its northernmost part. This region might seem less attractive compared to the incredible landscapes of the mountains further South but it features many gorgeous places worth a visit, including the famous Abel Tasman National Park. Even if it could take…Read more 5 days to explore the top of the South Island of New Zealand

Starlight Highway: from turquoise lakes to the top of New Zealand

If you start a road trip from Christchurch and decide to head South, you’ll have two options: take the highway following the coast until Dunedin and the beautiful Catlins, or head towards the mountains via the Starlight Highway. If that’s the way you’re choosing get ready to explore one of the most beautiful places of…Read more Starlight Highway: from turquoise lakes to the top of New Zealand