Where To Find Cheap Luggage Storage In Christchurch

Where To Find Cheap Luggage Storage In Christchurch

      Christchurch is well known as a quake city. It is one of the largely populated cities in New Zealand, being the second largest city in the South Island. You will find old cathedrals with English heritage and green parks within the city of Christchurch.   If you happen to travel to Christchurch and planning to do a short layover or maybe a just a day tour, you might be looking for a luggage storage so you could spend the whole day exploring the city without having to carry…

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How To Obtain New Zealand IRD Number for Working Holiday

How To Obtain Your New Zealand IRD Number for Working Holiday

  If you are thinking of working in New Zealand while traveling on Working Holiday Visa, you will need an IRD number. Working for any employer in New Zealand will require you to pay an appropriate tax based on your income set by the Inland Revenue.   You can work without a tax number with any employer at first, but later you will be taxed at the maximum rate until you provide your IRD number. To avoid being taxed at a steep rate, let the employer know and hold payment…

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Vagabonding Around New Zealand : Best Travel Resources

Vagabonding Around New Zealand Best Travel Resources

  New Zealand has been on top of my travel bucket list for many years, and it has been a dream come true after my biggest travel stint for almost 10 months, in this nature paradise far South in the Oceania.   It’s an amazing country that had left many travelers speechless with the sight of the stunning blue lakes, soaring mountains, and the mighty fjords in the South Island. It entails a nature wonder that lures many travelers to experience the Mother Nature’s beauty.   It can be really anticipating and…

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How to Earn Hidden Discount on Interislander Ferry Before Traveling to New Zealand

How to Earn Hidden Discount on Interislander Ferry Before Traveling to New Zealand

  If you ever plan traveling to New Zealand, known as the Land Of The Long White Cloud, you should not miss the epic ferry crossing from North Island to South Island, or vice versa. This beautiful crossing is well known among its locals and often leave many tourists speechless with the serene beauty from the famous 92 km crossing on The Cook Strait.   It is one of most magnificent ferry ride I have ever taken while traveling in New Zealand, and if you plan to visit both islands, I…

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This is What I Do When Wifi is Bloody Expensive in NZ

This is What I Do When Wifi Is Bloody Expensive in NZ

  Calling Someone? Checking out an email or simply have to surf the Internet but you are on a frugal mode to spend even a cent on the Internet? If you are heavy data user and you are traveling in New Zealand for long, I’ll be sorry for you.   It is ridiculously expensive to use the Internet in New Zealand, even getting free Wifi in towns you gotta spend something. It’s like every single Megabyte data is being counted. It won’t make any sense if you are coming from…

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How To Rent A Car For Free in New Zealand

How To Rent A Car For Free in New Zealand

  Renting a car overseas may break your travel budget. But how if you can rent a car for free to get to certain places? Why pay more to rent the car for few days when you can relocate a car for free?   During my New Zealand travel stint, I once drove a 7-Seater MPV from Queenstown to Christchurch and paid absolutely nothing to the car rental company. That’s including a free full tank petrol.   Too good to be true? Let me explain how you can do that too. Read further….

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7 Ways To Get Free Accommodation While Backpacking

7 Ways To Get Free Accommodation While Backpacking

    Before going on a long backpacking trip, one will survey the general accommodation cost and eventually try finding the cheapest place that they could crash on – almost all backpackers do this.   With sites like Hostelworld, Hostelbookers or Hostels.com, you could probably find the cheapest deal on the planet. They are really great, but the longer you stay, more cash need be to fork out.   How could you possibly save while backpacking and staying longer at each place? Are there any ways you could get free accommodation while backpacking?   The answer is…

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15 Eye Catching Street Art in Quake City Christchurch

15 Eye Catching Street Art in Quake City Christchurch

  15 Eye Catching Street Art in Quake City Christchurch   We all know Christchurch in New Zealand as a quake city that has been ravaged by several massive Earthquake in the past – almost all the city’s infrastructure were ripped-off into massive rubble –  it was once a culturally beautiful city in the Canterbury region.   The rebuilt has been well under its way and have seen more buildings were up and it’s slowly gaining back its glorious day. If you walk past the damaged buildings in the Christchurch, you could…

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The Magnificent Cook Strait Crossing with Interislander Ferry

The Magnificent Cook Strait Crossing with Interislander Ferry

Do you remember the last time you get onboard sailing through a magnificent strait surrounded by beautiful islands, and seeing an abundance of mystique nature around you?   I did and I was really appalled by the New Zealand Cook Strait Crossing with Interislander Ferry (July 2016), on a perfect sunny day.   Does it worth it?   Now if you ask me, it is truly one of the Middle Earth Cruise here in New Zealand! Depends on the weather, you will be enthralled by magnificent view from the deck during the crossing.  …

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