Scenic Flights over Antarctica from Auckland

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  Take a Sightseeing Day Flight from Auckland over the Antarctic Continent with Qantas   I don’t usually write about commercial trips on our blog but here is one trip that is too good to miss. On 3rd February next year Qantas is running a day trip scenic 747 flight from Auckland, over Antarctica, and back. It […]

The Hermitage – A High Country Hotel with a View

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A while back, while on a writing assignment, I visited the Hermitage, a rather nice hotel in the Aoraki-Mount Cook National Park, on the South Island of New Zealand. If you’re travelling from Canterbury through to Queenstown it’s definitely worth the extra bit of driving to get up there – take a walk in the national park while […]