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Getting Around New Zealand

Rambling through Aotearoa by Bus, Bike, Boat, and Rail By Marie Javins New Zealand is one of the most popular destinations in the world today. It’s beautiful, compact, and inexpensive. Getting yourself around New Zealand is easy — most roads are sealed, the signs are in English, and an efficient…

A sheep shearer at Walter Peak farm in Queenstown, NZ. Max Hartshorne photo.

Queenstown New Zealand Destination Guide

By Marie Javins Why Go There? Queenstown, New Zealand, is synonymous with adventure sports — jet boating began here in the 60’s, and commercial bungy jumping was invented here. But Queenstown attracted tourists long before AJ Hackett first bungied from the Eiffel Tower. People have been coming to relax in…

Mardi Grass Festival

Nimbin, New South Wales, Australia

GoNOMAD DESTINATION MINI GUIDE Nimbin, New South Wales, Australia By Monk Media WHY GO The Haight Ashbury of the South Pacific, Nimbin is a haven for boho travelers in need of yoga rejuvenation, a tarot reading or a vegan feast. This postage-stamp-sized town rests in the foothills of an extinct…

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo near Hobart Tasmania.

Tasmania, Australia Guide

Tasmania, Australia: Remarkable Scenery, Four Separate Seasons By Norman Douglas WHERE An island state of Australia, At 26,200 square miles, Tasmania is roughly the size of Sri Lanka, and hangs off south-eastern Australia rather like Sri Lanka hangs off the south of the Indian sub-continent. Though legally part of Oz,…

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