Chapter 4: Matamata & Rotorua [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Matamata & Rotorua (North Island) Hostel: Rotorua Downtown Backpackers To do: Hobbiton (too obvious?), Tamaki Maori Village Evening Experience (with Intercity) If there is one regret I have from my trip to New Zealand is to not have stayed for an extra day in Rotorua. I had more than enough time and I missed out on a fewContinue reading “Chapter 4: Matamata & Rotorua [New Zealand Series 17/18]”

Chapter 1: A long-expected travel adventure [New Zealand Series 17/18]

I’ve been wanting to go to New Zealand since 2001. That’s 17 years ago, after I first watched The Lord of the Rings and then read all the books. Trust me when I say this….when you wait so long to do something, the impact it has on you is huge. In the next few postsContinue reading “Chapter 1: A long-expected travel adventure [New Zealand Series 17/18]”