Team New Zealand WIN the America’s Cup

June 26, 2017
Lisa Ren
Team New Zealand claimed the America’s Cup for a third time on Tuesday after securing a 7-1 series victory over holders Oracle Team USA. It was a remarkable turnaround for the Auckland-based syndicate after suffering a defeat at the last...

DOES TRAVEL HAVE TO STOP ONCE YOU HAVE KIDS?

June 20, 2017
Lisa Ren
I’ll never forget the first time it happened to me. I had a small baby bump poking through my sky blue singlet and ran into someone I knew on the street. “Oh well. Looks like the travel is over for...

Why You Should Travel with Your Partner Before Getting Serious

June 13, 2017
Lisa Ren
Travel brings out both the best and also the worst in people. If you want to discover all aspects of a person, instead of just what’s presented normally as one’s ‘best-self’, then you should embark on a trip together. Even...

Christchurch ranked as a global street art capital in new Lonely Planet book

June 6, 2017
Lisa Ren
Source: StuffCredit: Charlie Gates Rone’s work on Worcester St is one of many Christchurch mural featured in the Lonely Planet Street Art book. Photo: Dean Kozanic Christchurch is ranked alongside New York, Barcelona, Berlin and London as one of the street...

FINDING MAGIC IN WAITOMO

May 30, 2017
Lisa Ren
Author: Eveline Harvey Publish Date :Sunday, 23 October 2016, 1:00PM It’s not summer but a squally spring weekend in the middle of the school holidays when we join the slow roll of Friday traffic heading south. Yet as we weave through...

What to eat in New Zealand

May 22, 2017
Lisa Ren
New Zealand isn’t all glacial peaks, Hobbits, rolling plains and more sheep than you can poke a shepherd’s crook at. From wide open plains to remote coastlines, its incredible landscape also shapes the Kiwi culinary canon. Here’s what to eat...

Historic Arrowtown, New Zealand

May 15, 2017
Lisa Ren
New Zealand is filled with quaint little towns where old buildings and European style gardens make you feel like you are somewhere in the English countryside. The small historic village of Arrowtown, located just outside of Queenstown, has to be...

THE MOST PHOTOGENIC IN NEW ZEALAND

May 9, 2017
Lisa Ren
The 24 metre high Whangarei Falls is known as the most photogenic waterfall in all of New Zealand. Located just 5km from the city of Whangarei, which is the northernmost city in New Zealand, the falls is a pleasant place to...

FREAKIN OUT – EXPERIENCING AUCKLAND’S SKYWALK

May 2, 2017
Lisa Ren
“OMG…I’m freaking out. They want me to jump off a 192 meter high building here in Auckland, New Zealand. I’m shit scared of heights!…Should I do it?” Jumbled up thoughts of fear and my trying to overcome that with bravery raced...

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