Destination of the Month – Rotorua, New Zealand

November's 'Destination of the Month' is the wonder Rotorua, built on volcanic land in New Zealand's North Island!

Rangitoto Island – Climbing a Volcano (New Zealand)

Before I headed to New Zealand I did a bit of research. There was an island, a short ferry ride from Auckland with a volcano on it that people happily climbed! ‘Yes!’ I thought, that sounds bloody awesome! I’ll do that! And so I knew straight away the thing I most wanted to do when …

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Wednesday Review – Kiwi International Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand

Hey folks, today is my last accommodation review for my recent trip to New Zealand and Sydney. After four nights in Rotorua my wife and I took a bus to Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, and we had two nights there. Looking for a budget option was not easy or particularly fruitful. We’d already spent …

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Mitai Maori Village Rotorua

Before heading to New Zealand, my wife was very keen to see one of the Maori Cultural Shows. Rotorua I was told was the best place for them, so we had it on our ‘to do’ list for Rotorua. Funky Green Voyager Hostel recommended the Mitai Maori Village, although they had discounts to another two …

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