A humorous look at living in New Zealand from an American expat. It's the cold, the laundry, the food, the dialect and the little things in day to day New Zealand life that prove challenging.
New Zealand is one of the most gorgeous places on Earth. The scenery is amazing and the people are wonderful. There's so many fantastic places to see in New Zealand, but I've chosen my favorites here.
One of the 'Exploring the Back Roads' series, looking at a choice of places to visit from Auckland to Taupo and Lake Taupo to the West Coast, especially the Logging Route over the mountains.
The Hobbiton Movie Set is a well developed location set made only for all the Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton Trilogies. Nowadays, it was opened to the public as it finally became a tourist attraction for New Zealand's visitors.
One of Exploring the Back Roads of.... Series, this explores Orakei Korako in New Zealand's North Island; the Hidden Valley, thermal springs & outstanding scenery.
The Mahatma Gandhi Statue in Wellington, New Zealand reminds us of a great man whose influence has spread far and wide. It was unveiled in 2007 on the International Day of Non-violence as declared by the United Nations.
The world’s largest and tallest living things are the redwood trees in California. They have been tried to be cultivated in other countries. In 1901 a grove of Coast Redwoods was planted near Rotorua in New Zealand which now stands as a memorial to the soldiers who died in the two world wars.
It is so wonderful to get lost in such a beauty: walking barefoot on the black sand, listening to the healing sound of the ocean, feeling the gentle wind on your face, watching the glorious nature.
Looking at the south island of NZ, from Christchurch to the West Coast via Arthur's Pass, north to Punakaiki, Karamea, the Heaphy Track & the Oparara Basin
The steam train excursion from Paekakariki to Woodville via the Manawatu Gorge in heritage carriages, some dating back more than a 100 years was an exciting experience. Check out the video and photos and how to book one yourself.