A Perfect 24 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand doesn’t always get as much attention as its neighboring cities in Oceania, like Sydney and Melbourne. Also it has to suffer the indignity of foreigners thinking it’s the capital city of New Zealand when it isn’t. (That’s...

A Perfect 24 Hours in Paihia, New Zealand

I think I’ve made it clear on this blog just how much I loved my time in New Zealand. The whole country was gorgeous, from the South Island to the North. But perhaps my favorite time in New Zealand was the 24 hours I spent in the small town of Paihia. Paihia is...

A Perfect 24 Hours in Rotorua, New Zealand

As you can tell from my most recent series of blog posts, I spent a fair amount of time in New Zealand. I visited a wide variety of locations as well, from the South Island to the North Island. So I can hear some of you wanting to ask a question. Which place in New...