Kids and animals in Australia

Travelling with children in Australia is very easy and an absolute joy. One of the highlights for my daughters has been the opportunity to get up close with the local fauna, both with farm animals and with wildlife so different from what we have in [...]

Sunday scenes from down under: Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge has no walk or bicycle lanes, but there's a bridge climb and, of course, a bungee jump. We're in New Zealand, after all.

Where in the World 5

It's time for another photo quiz, so without further ado - where in the world is this lovely bit of nature? This spectacular natural phenomenon occurs along a 5-kilometre-stretch of coastline in this little country. There you are, walking along the beach, when suddenly a [...]

How to rent a home in New Zealand

After the Christchurch earthquake, the grassroots movement Blog4NZ was born, aiming to support New Zealand tourism after the earthquake. For 72 hours, travel bloggers from all over the world will tell stories about a country we love. Here's one of mine: After I had my [...]

Friedensreich Hundertwasser and his Toilet (Day out Auckland)

In Vienna, you may have seen the creative and colourful Hundertwasser House. You know, the one with no straight lines, where trees are incorporated into the house. Even the floors are wavy. As Hundertwasser said: an uneven floor is a melody to the feet. But [...]

Norfolk Island convict settlement: the most haunting place in the Pacific

Norfolk Island was once Britain's worst convict colony. So bad was it, convicts sought execution as relief from suffering.

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