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10 Free Glowworm Caves in New Zealand

Where to see glowworms for free! New Zealand’s most interesting maggots are […]

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8 Safety Tips for Couchsurfing in New Zealand

Stay safe when couchsurfing. Couchsurfing is a popular accommodation option when travelling […]

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10 Reasons Why Working for Accommodation is the Best Way to Stay With Locals in NZ

Stay with a local in New Zealand through a work exchange! New […]

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Where to Camp in Christchurch

Camping in Christchurch. As the major hub of the South Island packed […]

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Where to Camp in Wellington

Camping in Wellington. Save money on accommodation for the stuff that really […]

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9 Things We Love About the New Sleeper Buses

Why you should definitely try the Sleeper Bus from Auckland to Wellington. […]

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15 Free Camping Spots in Wellington

Freedom camping in Wellington. You don’t have to dig too deep into […]

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Where to Camp in Auckland

Camping in Auckland. We don’t blame you. Camping is an affordable way […]

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6 Free Camping Spots in Queenstown

Freedom camping in Queenstown. We’ll be honest, Queenstown is a bit of […]

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10 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Wanaka

Free things to do in Wanaka (and some cheap stuff as well). […]

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Accommodation Guide to Wellington City Central

Find cheap accommodation in Wellington City Central. New Zealand’s capital city is […]

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Accommodation Guide to Whangarei

Where to find cheap Accommodation in Whangarei. After a day of diving, […]

Accommodation Guide to Blenheim

Where to find cheap accommodation in Blenheim. Scattered with beautiful gardens and […]

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Accommodation Guide to New Plymouth

Where to find cheap accommodation in New Plymouth. The city of art, […]

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Accommodation Guide to Hamilton

WHERE TO FIND CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN Hamilton. The hub of the Waikato […]

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Accommodation Guide to Hastings

Where to find cheap accommodation in Hastings. With it’s Spanish Mission architecture, […]

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7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Greymouth

Budget accommodation in Greymouth and surrounds. Well, this is awkward. There are […]

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5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Whangarei

Budget accommodation in Whangarei. So you’re heading northwards and you need a […]

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5 Meals Under $5 to Cook in a Hostel

Cook great meals on the cheap in a hostel kitchen. Cooking in […]

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5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Invercargill

Budget accommodation in Invercargill and Stewart Island. Well, this is awkward. Because […]

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in New Plymouth

Budget Accommodation in New Plymouth and Taranaki. Stay awhile in the art-filled […]

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20 Ways To Save Money on Car Rental in New Zealand

The secrets to save big on car and campervan hire Travelling New […]

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Guide to Renting a Car/Campervan in New Zealand

How to get started with the best the road trip of your […]

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What are Pod Hostels (and Why You Have to Try Them in New Zealand)?

The New Zealand version of Capsule hostels. Hostels have just got a […]

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What Visa Do You Need to WWOOF in New Zealand

The laws behind working for accommodation in New Zealand Working for accommodation […]

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6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Napier and Hastings

Budget accommodation in Napier and Hastings. With plenty of sun, biking and […]

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Medical and Travel Insurance for New Zealand

How to pick the best cover for your trip to New Zealand? […]

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How to Compare Car and Campervan Rental Companies in New Zealand

What makes a car and campervan rental company better than another? Picking […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Car in New Zealand?

How to budget for a car and campervan rental in New Zealand. […]

Should You Rent a Campervan or Car in New Zealand?

Road trip in New Zealand: Car or Campervan? The image is in […]

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7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Tauranga and Mt Maunganui

Budget accommodation in Tauranga and Mt Maunganui. Tauranga and Mt Maunganui have […]

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5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Wanaka

Budget accommodation in Wanaka. Whether it’s the peace of the lakeside and […]

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6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Westport

Budget Accommodation in Westport, Charleston, Karamea and Hector. Well, this is awkward. […]

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How to Transfer Money to Your New Zealand Bank Account

Transferring money from overseas to a New Zealand bank account. The trip […]

20 Awesome Airbnb Rooms in New Zealand for Under $30

Stay with a local in Airbnb rooms in New Zealand! You want […]

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8 Reasons to Choose a Prepay Phone Plan in New Zealand

The best phone plan for a gap year in New Zealand When […]

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What are the Best Phone Networks in New Zealand

Select the best phone network for your New Zealand gap year If […]

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Cellphone Networks in New Zealand

What are your mobile phone Network options in New Zealand? Staying connected […]

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What are the Best Websites to Book Hostels in New Zealand?

Is it better to use a booking engine or to book directly […]

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Couchsurfing in New Zealand

Crash on a couch for free in New Zealand It’s the ultimate […]

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Accommodation Guide to Tauranga

WHERE TO FIND CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN Tauranga. Find a place to stay […]

Accommodation Guide to Christchurch City Centre

WHERE TO FIND CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN Christchurch CITY CENTRAL. Christchurch is a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Airbnb in New Zealand

How to use Airbnb in New Zealand … So you want to […]

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5 Ways to Stay with Locals in New Zealand

Experience New Zealand the local way! Friendly, famously welcoming, and a great […]

What are Your Consumer Rights in New Zealand?

We all buy stuff. Despite trying to avoid it because we are […]

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6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Picton

Where to stay in Picton! With the Marlborough Sounds on your doorstep, […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Hamilton

Things to do in Hamilton on a backpacker Budget. Built along the […]

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10 Things to Do in Wellington on a Rainy Day

Rainy day activities in Wellington. What can we say? It’s Wellington. It […]

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Picton – Guide for Backpackers

THings to do in Picton for backpackers. As your starting point for […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Wanganui

Enjoy Wanganui on A budget! Sometimes people forget that Wanganui is on […]

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Wanganui – Guide for Backpackers

What to do in Wanganui. No wonder so many backpackers love spending […]

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15 Free Things to Do in Waitomo

Explore the Waitomo area on a budget! With caving, abseiling, black water […]

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12 Free and Cheap Things to do in Manawatu

Enjoy Manawatu on a budget! Fancy a healthy mix of forests, farms […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in New Plymouth

New Plymouth on a budget! New Plymouth is the place to be […]

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How Car Insurance Works in New Zealand

Understand Your New Zealand car insurance. In New Zealand, although it is […]

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5 Easy Pasta Recipes for Backpackers

Pasta recipes easy to cook when you’re travelling! Ah, pasta. How you […]

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Where to Buy Cheap Ski and Snowboard Gear in New Zealand

How to find free or cheap ski or snowboard gear. The Southern […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Invercargill

How to enjoy Invercargill on a budget. Discover the secrets of the […]

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How to Open a New Zealand Bank Account

Opening a New Zealand bank account. For many backpackers and working holidaymakers, […]

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What’s the Difference Between InterCity Backpacker Bus Passes?

FlexiPass and TravelPass: Budget-friendly travel around New Zealand! How are you going […]

How to Budget for a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Trip Around New Zealand

Those damn clipboards! You start off with good intentions: “Ok, I’ve got my […]

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5 Tips to Get a Better Deal on a Backpacker Bus Pass in New Zealand

Save money on your New Zealand bus pass. What? We’re backpackers! Don’t […]

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15 Ways to Cut Down Your Expenses So You Can Afford to Travel

Even you can afford to traveL! I wise man once said: “Travel […]

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What is ACC and Employee Accident Cover?

Cover for Accidental injury costs in New Zealand. Accidents happen and sometimes […]

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How to Save Money for a Gap Year in New Zealand

Afford to take a gap year abroad! What’s stopping most people from […]

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10 Lessons You’ll Only Learn When Working in a Hostel

Hostel work: the good, the bad and the ugly. What is it […]

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How to Book a Cheap Flight to New Zealand

Save money on flight tickets to New Zealand. The start of your […]

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What is the Cost of Backpacking in New Zealand?

All those expenses to consider for your big trip. We all need […]

Flight to New Zealand: Return Vs. Open Return Vs. One Way

Book your flight to NEw Zealand the smart way! This is where […]

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What is the Cost of a Working Holiday in New Zealand?

How much will your New Zealand gap year cost? Dreaming of travelling […]

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Long-term Accommodation Options When Doing a Gap Year New Zealand

How to find cheap accommodation from weeks to months. Travelling to New […]

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Safety Tips Before Moving into a Flat or House in New Zealand

What to be aware of when searching for a room to rent. […]

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10 Free Campsites on the South Island

South Island splendour in free accommodation! Fall asleep under the darkest skies […]

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The Paperwork Process of Renting or Flatting in New Zealand

The necessities of renting! So, you’ve found a sweet little flat to […]

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10 Free Campsites on the North Island

Sleep in the great outdoors… for free! The most rugged and raw […]

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11 Golden Rules of Camping in New Zealand

Be kind when you camp. Going camping in New Zealand? Lucky you! There’s […]

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10 Free Natural Spots Near Rotorua

Bubbling mud, mysterious forests, colourful lakes, hot pools… it’s all here within […]

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What Are Your Rights as a Tenant or Flatmate in New Zealand

Know your rights as a renter in NEw Zealand! There comes a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About WWOOFing in New Zealand

A top work and travel experience in NEw Zealand! Almost every backpacker […]

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What is your tax code?

Paying the correct amount of tax in New Zealand. Talking about tax […]

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How to Get Your Tax Refund in New Zealand

Get your New Zealand tax back. Throughout your working holiday in New […]

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New Zealand Working Holiday Employment Rights

Know your working rights. If you are planning a working holiday in […]

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Bus Networks in New Zealand

Coach travel in New Zealand. There is no lack of buses in New […]

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10 Reasons Why Bus Travel is Actually Awesome in New Zealand

Sit back, relax and take the bus. Travelling by the “peasant wagon” […]

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Duty Free Shopping in New Zealand

Grab a bargain! We’re backpackers. We can’t resist a bargain! So if […]

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Car Relocation in New Zealand

Save money on car and campervan rentals! The concept is simple: relocate […]

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6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Dunedin

Budget accommodation in architectural Dunedin. With gothic architectural marvels around every corner, […]

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7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Christchurch

Where to rest your head in Christchurch… … But these backpacker hostels […]

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Be Green When Backpacking in New Zealand

Eco-friendly travelling! New Zealand is environment-conscious. As a nuclear-free country, New Zealand […]

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Outlet Shopping in New Zealand: Grab a Bargain!

Shopping with a backpacker budget. So, you are backpacking around New Zealand or […]

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9 Best Backpacker Hostels in Auckland

Budget accommodation in Auckland. Where to stay in New Zealand’s largest city? […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Paihia

Free or cheap Activities in The Bay of Islands. With the stunning […]

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14 Free or Cheap Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland City Centre for free (or cheap). In […]

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8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Paihia

Where to stay in the Bay of islands. Paihia is a top […]

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9 Ways to Convince Your Kids to Take a Gap Year in New Zealand

Get rid of your kids in 9 easy steps… Want your offspring […]

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Tax System in New Zealand: What is GST?

Help New Zealand be awesome by paying everyday tax on goods and […]

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The Northern Gateway Toll Road

Shortcuts come at a price! Having to pay NZ$2.30 to save measly […]

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Find a Flat in New Zealand

How to find a house share. Flatting in New Zealand is like […]

10 Best Backpacker Hostels in Nelson

Get cheap accommodation in Nelson. Wow! So many hostels to choose from […]

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How to get Internet and WiFi in New Zealand

Stay connected in New Zealand. With so much epic scenery, wildlife, and […]

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11 Backpacker Tips to Save Money on Food

How to save money on groceries. Compared to some other countries, food […]

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10 Meals Easy to Cook in a Hostel

Don’t be that guy who lives off noodles and toast… Cooking in […]

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WWOOF vs HelpX

Find work for accommodation and meals. No, this article is not about […]

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Why Stay in a Hostel?

Because it’s better than on the streets! Everyone’s got to sleep, right? […]

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6 Ways to Work for Accommodation

A few hours of work a day keeps the rent bill away. […]

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New Zealand work tax system: work and pay your taxes!

The New Zealand tax system is incredibly easy to understand. While working […]

9 Great Backpacker Bars in New Zealand

Backpacker-friendly bars in New Zealand. Got some spare time to fill on […]

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5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Taupo

Affordable accommodation in Taupo. In the adventure capital of the North Island, […]

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6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Rotorua

Cheap accommodation in Rotorua. After a hard day’s wandering in the geothermal […]

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5 Free Natural Hot Pools in Rotorua

Rotorua’s free natural hot springs. The intense geothermal activity in Rotorua means […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Rotorua

Free or cheap activities in Rotorua. How can a place be so […]

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8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Wellington

where to stay in the capital city of New Zealand? The ferry […]

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Backpackers’ Food Shopping List: 10 Must Have Food Items

We all know it’s fun to eat but not so much if […]

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16 Products of New Zealand

When doing a working holiday in New Zealand there is no better […]

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13 Most Unique Backpacker Hostels in New Zealand

The weirdest places you’ll ever stay. Staying in a hostel in New […]

11 Ways to Save Money and Stretch those Dollars Further

Make the most of this precious gold! With so many fun adrenalin-pumping […]

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11 New Zealand Souvenirs for your Friends and Family

It’s time to redeem yourself! If you’ve left your friends and family […]

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15 Free or Cheap Things to do in Queenstown

Free and cheap activities in Queenstown. It’s no secret: Queenstown is a […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Christchurch

Free and cheap activities in Christchurch. Christchurch is a must-visit destination when […]

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11 Free or Cheap Activities in Taupo

Free and cheap activities in Taupo. Love the great outdoors? Then you’ll […]

10 Fun Gifts to Bring Back from New Zealand

Maybe this list should be renamed “10 Tacky Gifts”… …but we all […]

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Food Shopping in New Zealand

Everyone’s got to eat. When backpacking in New Zealand, it’s cheaper to […]

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How to Live in a Hostel

As a top backpacker destination, New Zealand has a wide choice of […]

Who are the People on the New Zealand Banknotes?

Who is this guy on my money?! Knowing who is on the […]

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10 Best Backpacker Hostels in Queenstown

Where does one stay in the “Adventure capital of the World”? Most […]

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