Category: New Zealand

Places to Visit in New Zealand

Great walks and Kiwi birds in Tawharanui Regional Park

Settled in the tiny village of Matakana for nearly a week in New Zealand’s early spring time, HI Travel Tales relaxed, walked, ran, explored, tasted wine – and took a day to visit the amazing Tāwharanui Regional Park. Hardly much more than a skip north of downtown Auckland at 85 kilometers (53 miles), this area east of Warkworth is worth much more than a slam-bang day trip. The Tāwharanui (“taff-raw-new-ee”) Regional Park alone demands an entire day for hiking, picnicking and wildlife education.

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5 Endangered Places in Chile You Should Visit and Help Protect

In December 2016, Robyn McLellan, Aljoscha Adam, Anthony Brogno, and I set off on a four-month adventure to Chilean Patagonia to film a feature documentary highlighting the beauty of the country, the culture and the people, and to draw attention to the environmental issues and endangered places in Chile. Here are 5 places you need to visit today.

Visit Papua New Guinea: Tribal dances, Goroka Show, friendly people

There were a great many unknowns leading into our 14-day Papua New Guinea adventure with Journeys International. Safety in Port Moresby was a concern as was hygiene, malaria, the quality of food and drink, and transport reliability. Although there were a few minor glitches, everything went to plan and it was easy to enjoy the friendly people in Papua New Guinea, a seldom-visited part of the world.