On Fish & Chips In New Zealand: A 101 Guide

Whenever I have friends visiting from overseas, I make sure they eat fish and chips in New Zealand at least once. Turns out a fish and chip shop can be confusing for first-timers. That was the brainwave for this post. As you read on, you’ll learn everything you...

112 Free Things To Do In New Zealand

People are always telling me they’d come to New Zealand ASAP if the country wasn’t so expensive. But, that doesn’t have to be the case with an abundance of free things to do in New Zealand. In short, it’s possible to have a great time...

About New Zealand Supermarkets (real prices included + tips)

At some point on your trip around New Zealand, you’ll be on the lookout for a supermarket. For some of you, you’ll make frequent visits if you’re travelling New Zealand on a smaller budget. For some of you, it’ll be to pick up food for hikes,...

Is Giapo Worth It? They Charge $10+ For An Ice Cream!

This isn’t so much of a Giapo review, but rather a brain dump on how they can justify charging premium prices for an ice cream based on my experience. In a country that enjoys a hokey pokey ice cream in a cone for a couple of dollars at the local dairy is part...

6 Facebook Groups For Backpackers Travelling New Zealand

Love it or hate it, Facebook is a great resource when used in the right way. This extends before, during, and after your travels, with Facebook groups covering a variety of topics. The following groups are groups dedicated to those travelling in New Zealand, primarily...