What’s So Hot About Winter?
Transitioning into cold winter months happens on a very deep level- deep in your wardrobe that is. A skim of cotton clothing has fallen, covering the sheepskin boots and chunky shoes buried in the midden of your wardrobe floor.
Travelling overseas for work and IRD: what you need to know
If you travel a lot overseas as part of your work then you can claim business travel as a tax deductible expense. However, for business travel to be tax deductible then expenditure the business incurs should be directly related to earning income in some way. In this article we look at what the rules are and what supporting information you need to present to IRD.
5 Tips For Surviving The Summer Holiday With Your Partner
Summer is just around the corner and our thoughts are turning to getting away from it all and relaxing in the sunshine with our partners. However, the reality of being with your other half 24/7 may not be quite what you envisaged. So how can you minimise the potential for conflict while on holiday this summer? Read on for our top five tips.
8 Tips For Travelling With Young Children
Overseas holidays and travel don’t have to stop just because you have children. It’s possible to enjoy new adventures even with the kids in tow – it will just be different from your pre-children experiences. Travelling with young children may be a challenge, but in this article we share some pearls of wisdom as to how you can make it much easier for the whole family.
8 Reasons Why Tourists Love New Zealand
Over 3 million tourists visit New Zealand each year. And many of these tourists have visited us multiple times before. So what is that visitors love about New Zealand? What makes them keep coming back? And what can we learn from this? Sometimes it takes a fresh pair of eyes to gain a different perspective on things that we take for granted. And so in this article we take a look at what tourists love about this country.
Tramping In NZ: How To Make A Safe River Crossing
If you’re a keen hiker in New Zealand then chances are that sooner or later you will need to cross a river during one of your tramps. New Zealand is after all full of rivers, has quite a high rainfall and has comparatively few bridges. Indeed many of the country’s most popular tracks have river crossings including the Holdsworth-Kaitoke Tramp in the North Island and the Copland Track in the South Island.
Food For The Soul: New Zealand’s Great Walks
Planning your summer holidays? Instead of the usual sun, sea and sand holiday, have you considered tackling one of the Great Walks? We are very fortunate in this country to have some of the world’s most spectacular walkways and tracks, offering a variety of unspoilt landscapes to enjoy. From glacier-covered valleys and mountain passes, to lush tropical rainforests or golden beaches, New Zealand has it covered.
Mexico: Our Top Four Hidden Gems
Despite the recent bad press around safety concerns, Mexico is still a great place to visit. It is well-known for its fantastic Aztec heritage, fabulous cuisine, world-class beaches and diverse landscapes. Indeed there’s much to keep the visitor busy whilst on holiday. But have you considered these hidden gems? Here we identify our top four hidden attractions that may not be on the average tourist’s itinerary.
16 Essential Tips For Travelling With A Family
Travelling with a family is a completely different beast than travelling solo or as a couple — the two experiences don’t even seem related. I know of a couple that got back from a 3-week trip through southern Europe with five kids for example. It was a wild adventure, going through six foreign cities on foot and by train, speaking broken bits of three foreign languages, exploring cities and coastlines…
Things to Do in NZ
Each country has a particular amount of natural beauty; New Zealand just happens to have loads of it. Better still, it is not only concentrated in several remote corners. The great scenery of the country’s wide spaces is surrounding and inspiring many people, even in the biggest cities. This is why almost 22,000 experts rated New Zealand as first in the world for an overall experience.