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Akaroa Tastes Like A Tiny Slice Of Paradise In A South Pacific French Oasis

Akaroa Tastes Like A Tiny Slice Of Paradise In A South Pacific French Oasis

Sitting up in bed swallowing eggs Provencal I gaze out the large ship-style porthole window to glassy Akaroa Harbour. My moment in paradise is interrupted by the sweetest sound of a native bellbird morning song.

Most Relaxing Trip Ever – One Of The World’s Best Young Cities From A Divine Hyatt Base

Most Relaxing Trip Ever – One Of The World’s Best Young Cities From A Divine Hyatt Base

By Kip Brook, Word of Mouth Media NZ

Auckland is still growing up. It’s a vibrant New Zealand city on the move on the world destination stage. It may be about the same size in area as London but so much is new, exciting and changing.

First Adventure, Then Adrenalin, Now Queenstown Is World Resort For Everyone

First Adventure, Then Adrenalin, Now Queenstown Is World Resort For Everyone

What a different a decade makes. Ten years ago, Queenstown in New Zealand, was the adventure capital of the world, only to become became the adrenalin-junkies’ capital of the world. Today, the world-award winning alpine village with billion dollar views is the resort for everyone.

Cloud 9 – One Of New Zealand’s Must-Stay Havens

Cloud 9 – One Of New Zealand’s Must-Stay Havens

The view of paradise walking into Cloud9 lingers forever. This is a $NZ1700 a night four-bedroom holiday haven that is a must-stay-in before you die place.

Tale Of One City – Two Accommodation Retreats

Tale Of One City – Two Accommodation Retreats

This is a tale of one city and two great hideaways – just five kilometres apart.

Auckland has the best of everything. It’s the gateway to the Pacific and the biggest island city in the South Pacific.

Defying The Adrenalin-Rush In The Adventure Capital Of The World

Defying The Adrenalin-Rush In The Adventure Capital Of The World

I was lured against my own will to spend four days and three nights at Eichardt’s, one of the best hotels in the world at Queenstown (New Zealand)  – known globally as the Adventure Capital of the World.