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As a country with a longstanding tradition in the art of strategy and combat, the history of Australia has inspired many tales of war and, consequently, Australian war movies. Myths and legends of mighty characters have been written in ink, drawn in pencil, or shot in a film. Australian war movies have a unique perspective …

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The down under is a fascinating place with some of the most unique energy in the world. From the unique ecosystem that flourishes on the island to the laid-back culture and variety of things to do & see, Australia can be the ultimate paradise for most and a perfect place to visit.  Australia has had …

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Thinking of visiting New Zealand? Our advice would be not to delay. There are many life-changing experiences in this sub-tropical, friendly, and unique country. The memories and friendships you create will last a lifetime, especially if you opt for one of these best New Zealand tours.   Spanning across two islands (plus a few more!) …

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Ruakaka, a small coastal town on the shores of Bream Bay in Northland, is best known for its beach and when you see it, you’ll know why. A vast (13 kilometer!) expanse of soft, white sand with the warm waters from Polynesia gently lapping at its shores, this beach has spectacular views and brings a …

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New Zealand is a country split into two islands, with two different cultures ways of life and landscapes. Lifestyles, history, and culture can also vary between the different regions of the two islands and Northland is no exception. Unsurprisingly located on the northern tip of New Zealand’s North Island the region’s capital lies roughly a …

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On the northernmost part of New Zealand lies a subtropical region. Dubbed the Winterless North, Northland’s mild climate makes it an ideal holiday destination all year round, with plenty of history, trails, beaches and wildlife for all to enjoy… Northland holds a deep cultural and historical significance, a place that honed the country into what …

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Northland is the northernmost region in New Zealand and is a marvelous travel destination. Each section of the area has a thumbprint of its own, where you’ll find endless adventures, activities, and culinary experiences. No matter where you choose to go in Northland, you’re in for a trip you will never (ever) forget… But where …

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Bay of Islands is on the northeastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island. The area consists of 144 islands where you can adventure around the subtropical micro-region. There are four charming towns in the Bay of Islands: Paihia, Opua, Russell, and Kerikeri. When choosing a place to stay, you’ll have an endless supply of memorable …

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The Far North of New Zealand is the northernmost district in New Zealand and is a marvelous travel destination full of countless wonders – both cultural and natural. Covering the Bay of Islands and the Hokianga but to Cape Reigna, here you’ll find endless adventures, activities, and culinary experiences. No matter where you choose to …

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Thinking about a trip to Kerikeri? Great Choice! The town in Northland, New Zealand, is a stunning location where you’ll have a wonderful cultural and historical experience. Travelers have raved about the unforgettable food, wine, and activities to enjoy, so you just need to get your accommodations in order to ensure you have a smashing …

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New Zealand is full of hidden gems. Its stunning scenery and seclusion means that there are hundreds of magical spots where you’ll want to stay longer than you planned. Charming Hahei on the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island is one of these very spots. With a year-round population of 300 and a summer population …

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Sydney has a lot to offer for both national and international filmmakers. The city has fabulous modern cityscapes and is known for its iconic architecture. It is also well known for its beautiful beaches and cultural diversity. So it will come as no surprise that there are so many wonderful movies set in Sydney. The …

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We might be biased, but is there a country in the world more beautiful than New Zealand? Answers on a postcard, please. Even if you disagree with the superlative, there’s no denying the country’s natural beauty. Rolling hills, expanses of verdant vineyards, glorious coastline – what more could you want? Is it any wonder so …

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Taiaroa Head and The Royal Albatross Centre is a large nature reserve where home to the world’s only mainland Royal Albatross Breeding Colony. As such, this magical place allows you are a truly unique experience of being able to get up close and person with giant albatrosses! Located on the furthest end of the Otago …

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The Olveston Historic Home is a nationally-renowned tourist attraction in Dunedin, on New Zealand’s South Island, on the famed Otago Peninsula. Unquestionably, it is one of the city’s most exceptional attractions, yet for some reason, the Olveston Historic Home Tour is an oft missed activity attended largely by in-the-know locals and travelers.  Built in the …

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The four and a half star, 100% New Zealand-owned and operated Distinction Dunedin Hotel is without a doubt one of the premier accommodation options in one of the trendiest travel destinations in all of New Zealand. Formerly the Chief Post Office in Dunedin, the historic 1937 building now houses 121 suites and studio rooms as …

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If you are looking for a nice weekend getaway in the south of New Zealand with all the best comforts, then you should look no further than Dunedin. It may be the country’s oldest city, but don’ let that fool you: this is the best place on the South Island to spoil yourself with a …

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There are few better places to visit on a vacation than Australia, but, for many around the world, getting to the island continent quickly and easily may be a bit of a hassle. However, that’s where movies set in Australia can come in really handy. Great films have the ability to transport us somewhere new, …

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It is hard not to feel captivated by all the top things to do in Brisbane. This is a remarkably cosmopolitan outdoor-lifestyle city located in the climatic goldilocks zone (not too hot or too cold) with the best of what its more prominent and older siblings cities have. This includes a wealth of arts and …

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Wondering about all the best things to do in Auckland? Take a look at my ultimate hit-list of the most iconic Auckland points of interest that will have you falling in love with this vibrant city in no time! As a local, I understand visitors frequently want to jet off to Queenstown or Rotorua at …

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As far as natural, breathtaking beauty is concerned, you would be hard-pressed to find somewhere that can beat New Zealand. If you need any proof of this, I have an entire list of places filmed in New Zealand that will prove my point. From gorgeous beaches to lush landscapes to stunning mountain ranges, New Zealand …

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It is hard not to feel captivated by all the fun things to do in Sydney. This is a remarkably cosmopolitan coastal knockout after all complete with perfect beaches, dizzying cityscapes, and dining options galore. Then there are the bountiful natural attractions, beautifully bronzed bodies, relaxed vibes, and enviable quality of life. Throw in an …

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If love is in the air, there is plenty of romantic things to do in Sydney to help Cupid work his magic! Whether you live in Sydney or are just passing through – this spectacular metropolis built on a glorious harbor has a wow factor few cities can match. There is always something on here, so …

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Australia is one of the world’s most sought-after travel destinations, a wild outpost at the end of the filled with beautiful reefs, rugged landscapes, animated people, and red outback sand. So much sand! When approaching a trip to the ‘Land Downunder’, you will want to tick off as many famous Australian Landmarks as you can …

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We all know that Lord of The Rings was essentially a nine-hour, three-movie-long advert for the beautiful landscape that is New Zealand. JRR Tolkien’s Lord of The Ring’s books have so far resulted in a total six films, seven if you include the most recent movie about his life ‘Tolkien’ (set for release in 2019). …

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New Zealand is ancient landscapes, local wines at sunset, unforgettable vistas and a down-to-earth conversation with a friendly resident. The country may be small, but it is mighty in its reputation – and for good reason. If you love the great outdoors, there are few countries that can match New Zealand for natural beauty. From …

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Named by Lonely Planet as one of the best places to travel in the world, this region on the west of New Zealand’s North Island encompasses sea, mountains, and innumerable charms. Yup, that’s right – we’d have to agree with the Lonely Planet’s assessment and say that Taranaki is one of the world’s best regions …

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A beautiful destination like New Zealand is hard not to dream about. Actually, “magical” might be the better word if we’re being more specific. For only in places like New Zealand will you get to see glaciers and beaches on the same trip, play with penguins in the morning before dipping into a hot spring …

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New Zealand is well known for its extraordinary natural diversity, vibrant indigenous culture, and remarkable landscapes. Fittingly, New Zealand is also home to three of the more than 1,000 World Heritage Sites worldwide, as inscribed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Personally, I think New Zealand is currently underrepresented in terms …

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So recently due to routing quirk of LAN Airlines back to NZ through Easter Island, I was offered a chance to have 24 hours in Tahiti (Papeete in French Polynesia to be exact). Perfect, I thought – I have been offering clients this option so often through my previous work as a travel agent and now was …

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You know Cathedral Cove, right? No? Well, perhaps you’ve seen The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian? Then you’ve seen Cathedral Cove. This stunning area of the North Island coastline comprises a secluded bay not accessible by car and a spectacular limestone arch between two beaches. The dramatic cliffs and water swooshing under the rock archway …

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Driving from Queenstown to Milford Sound is one of the most beautiful travel adventures you can have while visiting New Zealand. Throughout the drive, you will get to experience the diverse natural beauty that New Zealand is known for. The drive time can range from 2.5 to 5 hours each way, depending on factors like …

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It’s hard not to believe that Fiji is one of the closest places to heaven on earth. The lush foliage gently blowing in the sea breeze, the waves lapping at sandy shores, cocktails on the beach… I mean, it’s pretty perfect. With 333 islands on this archipelago to choose from, it can be tough to …

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Australia’s most famous city, Sydney (people tend to think it’s the capital – it’s a good pub quiz question!) is also its most visually arresting, with its iconic skyline, striking harbor and gorgeous beaches. Add to that a chilled atmosphere, epic nightlife, and some truly spectacular coffee and you’ve got a city we’d be happy …

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If you tell us you’re not that interested in visiting Fiji, I’m afraid we just won’t believe you. After all, what’s not to love about turquoise seas, endless white sand beach and a wide range of outdoor activities to do while enjoying the magical landscape? The exquisite 333 islands are home to lush forests, diverse …

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Melbourne is, after Sydney, the most important city in Australia. In fact, it is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the continent and it is easy to see why. In addition to the beauty of its landscapes, Melbourne also offers tourists numerous attractions to fill their day with wonder and joy. For …

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Queenstown is the wine capital of New Zealand, located in the middle of the prolific Central Otago wine region. There are a whopping 200 wineries in less than an hour’s drive, making this an attractive destination for wine enthusiasts. It’s the world’s southernmost wine region, and it’s a vino lover’s paradise, with plenty of incredible …

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Australia is well known for its exceptional natural diversity, rugged beauty, and magnificent landscapes. Fittingly, Australia is home to twenty of the more than 1,000 World Heritage Sites as inscribed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Australia’s beguiling UNESCO sites include grand architectural icons, extensive National Parks, and remote islands. These …

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Sydney serves you up some more hidden gems. There are so many fantastic places to visit, and fun things you can do here – and I’ve put together some of the most underrated and overlooked.  Whether you live in Sydney or are just passing through – this …

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When the idea of a field research trip to a Pacific island was floated, it cemented my idea to write my thesis around coral reef protection. The destination – Tuvalu. My friend, travel adviser at the time, and the now owner of this blog told me it was the least visited nation in the world …

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Filled with natural marvels and cultural treasures, Rotorua is absolutely a destination not to be missed when traveling to North Island. Whether you’re in the hunt for nature’s hidden gems or fascinated about ancient cultures, there’s a jam-packed list of activities waiting for you in the city. Being the country’s center for volcanic and geothermal …

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Anybody who has been to, heard about, or seen New Zealand knows the insane landscape the island country has to offer. With tons of impressive sights to see, it’s impossible not to be moved by how beautiful this destination is. One of these stunning attractions that I’m talking about is Milford Sound. Milford Sound is …

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Dubbed as New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown is the perfect destination for tourists who are looking for an unforgettable vacation, filled with jaw-dropping views and heart-pounding activities. With so many sights to see and places to visit, it’s pretty hard not to enjoy this charming little village from the moment you step your foot on …

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When traveling to the South Island of New Zealand, the biggest city of the region is a destination not to be missed. With so many things to do and sights to visit, spend a few days in Christchurch and it will easily steal your heart. But more than all these unparalleled experiences, what will truly …

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We love brunch. You love brunch. We all love brunch. Hunting down a great brunch spot, however, is not always so easy. We understand the dilemma… You have the day off (or are in for a flying visit), and you’re looking to fill it in a carefree and delicious fashion; you don’t want the stress …

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Hello again from windy, windy Wellington! I recently spent a long weekend in Wellington (the capital of New Zealand) on a quick New Zealand road trip getaway and thought I would tell you the highlights! Fair warning: there is about to be quite a lot of talk about food as a weekend in Wellington is …

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A pearl of the Pacific, Tuvalu is the experience of a lifetime that few are lucky enough to have. If you are dreaming of visiting the world’s least visited destination (Funafuti, Tuvalu) here are 10 of my favorite memories and moments to inspire your Pacific journeys and to plan your own Tuvalu Holidays… #1. The …

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Ah, Auckland. Home of our hearts; a vibrant city surrounded by natural delights and picturesque New Zealand towns. This cosmopolitan city is the doorway to a wealth of hidden gems. One such gem is Waiheke Island. Another is the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail and its associated Winery north of Auckland. We challenge you to find …

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We love brunch. You love brunch. We all love brunch. Finding great brunch, however, is not always so easy. We understand the dilemma… You have the day off and you’re looking to spend it in relaxed and delicious fashion, you don’t want the stress of sorting through all the cafes in Auckland to find the …

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Wanaka is one of the best places in New Zealand to enjoy an elegant wine tasting. It’s part of the Central Otago region, which is known for producing some of the best varietals in New Zealand. There are plenty of charming boutique wineries to check out, which makes for the perfect date or day out …

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One of Auckland’s best open secrets – sultry Waiheke is only 40 mins away from Auckland’s downtown via a scenic ferry and yet feels an entire world away. Envisage endless vineyards melting into the turquoise sea, tempting white sandy beaches, stunning cliff top walks, and refreshing enclaves of native forest, and you can get a small sense …

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Rising from the Hauraki Harbour just 600 years ago, Rangitoto Island is the youngest volcano in New Zealand and a jewel in Auckland City’s crown. Overrun with natural and cultural history, Rangitoto Island has long been a favored day trip destination for Aucklanders – but one not overtly advertised to outsiders. As a result, international …

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Located only an hour away from Auckland’s bustling downtown, Rotoroa Island is now open to the public for the first time in a century with unique fauna, a curious history, and panoramic vista galore.  The latest jewel in Auckland City’s already spectacular crown, Rotoroa Island, is also one of Auckland’s best-kept secrets. Compared to international Waiheke …

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