Author Archives: Sarah - Exploring Kiwis

What is the Best Way to Travel Around Europe? Comparing Transport Options

Europe offers a lot to travellers but with so many amazing places to see and plenty of land to cover, you might be left wondering; what is the best way to travel around Europe? When planning a trip through this incredible continent, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the options.  With fantastic places […]

The Only Peru 2 Week Itinerary You’ll Ever Need: Peruvian Highlights Galore!

Machu Picchu Peru

Organise and plan an amazing adventure with this descriptive Peru 2 week itinerary.  From sand dunes to rain forests, wild oceans to ancient Incan citadels, modern cities to indigenous villages; Peru has more than enough to create an incredible jam-packed 2 week itinerary. Peru was a massive highlight of our six months in South America […]

Swim with Whales in Tonga – Plan Your Next Bucket List Adventure

If there’s one wild animal encounter you add to your bucket list, make sure it is to swim with whales in Tonga! Not only was our snorkel with the humpbacks the best wild animal encounter I’ve ever had, but as a quick and easy trip from New Zealand, it was also one of the easiest […]

New Zealand Travel Tips For First-Time Visitors: The Ultimate Guide to Aotearoa

New Zealand is a bucket list destination for many but planning a trip to the bottom of the world is a big task.  It’s for this very reason that having access to a great set of top New Zealand travel tips is essential! As kiwis born and bred, we’re excited to bring you this conclusive […]

10 Things to Do in Prague in December: Christmas Markets and So Much More!

This guide is designed to help you figure out the very best things to do in Prague in December.  An ideal time to visit, tourists and locals alike enjoy Christmas cheer in this magical European winter wonderland.  The following suggestions will help you to maximise your time in the capital (and largest city) of the […]

Everything You Need to Know About Huangshan: Hike China’s Yellow Mountain

https://www.our3kidsvtheworld.com/how-to-book-tickets-for-the-beijing-to-xian-train/ Huangshan, also known as Yellow Mountain, has been a popular destination in China since the ancient times famed for its uniquely-shaped rocks, incredible pine trees, hot springs and for the phenomena known as the  ‘sea of clouds’. It really looks like something out of Avatar! As transportation has become more convenient, this beautiful gem has […]

When Is The Best Time to Visit New Zealand? Plan Your Dream Vacation to Aotearoa

For the most part, New Zealand has a mild climate that makes travelling at any time of year possible.  With that said though, if you’re planning a trip to Aotearoa, you’ll want to know; when is the best time to visit New Zealand? Nobody wants bad weather to get in the way of their plans […]

60+ Fun Things to do in Auckland: The City of Sails, Uncovered!

New Zealand’s largest city, the City of Sails, may not jump straight to the top of everyone’s travel wishlist but it really does pack a punch.  With a little insider knowledge, you’ll find there are plenty of fun things to do in Auckland. Surrounded by oceans, the city lives on the water.  With one third […]

3 Days in Berlin – Your One-Stop Itinerary for the German Capital

So you’ve got some spend in Germany’s most exciting city but don’t know where to start?  This guide will help you figure out exactly what to do with 3 days in Berlin. Germany’s capital city has a tumultuous history but, through it all, has risen above to become one of Europe’s most exciting, cosmopolitan, history-filled centres. […]

18 Amazing Things To Do in the Coromandel: New Zealand’s Own Tropical Paradise

Easily accessible from Auckland, the Coromandel is a real favourite amongst New Zealanders and travellers alike.  There are just so many things to do in the Coromandel region! Packed full of tropical, palm-tree lined beaches, stunning native bush and unique Kiwi experiences, the peninsula really packs a punch.  With temperate weather and beautiful coastlines, there […]

What Is It REALLY Like to Visit Chernobyl? Inside the Exclusion Zone

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Early on the morning of April 25th, 1986, the world experienced the worst nuclear disaster ever seen, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.  The fourth reactor at Chernobyl reacted badly during a test and, what should have been a routine shutdown to prevent damage, resulted in absolute disaster.  The resulting (and unexpected) power surge, caused […]

Lake Alta Hike: Queenstown’s Top-Secret Alpine Day Track

The Lake Alta hike is a favourite amongst locals, but very few tourists have ever heard of it. If you’re looking for amazing alpine scenery, views to die for and a good little workout, all without having to drive far from Queenstown, this Lake Alta hiking guide is for you! Not only does the Lake […]

Queenstown to Christchurch: Drive Yourself Happy with Our Inspired Itinerary

The Queenstown to Christchurch drive is, without doubt, one of the most incredible quick-drive vacation offerings for visitors to New Zealand. With amazing scenery, adrenaline-inducing adventures, immersive nature and world-renowned Kiwi hospitality, a South Island road trip really is the pinnacle of any trip to Aotearoa.  If you’re short on time, or just want to […]

Goldie Bush Walkway (+ Mokoroa Falls): Auckland’s Most Unique Hike

Auckland is home to many amazing hiking tracks (or as we Kiwis like to call them, bush walks), including a secret spot best known by locals; the Goldie Bush Walkway which adjoins the Mokoroa Stream Track and Mokoroa Falls Track.  A great example of natural beauty, this accessible spot makes an excellent Auckland day hike.  […]

How to Get to New Chums Beach: New Zealand’s Most Scenic Bay

New Chums Beach

With one of the world’s top 10 beaches (and our favourite in New Zealand) an easy drive from Auckland, there’s no need to fly to a tropical island for a taste of paradise!  This guide will help you get to New Chums Beach, and, perhaps most importantly, to find that incredible lookout that I know […]

Hungarian Street Food & Snacks: Foods You Have to Try in Budapest!

If food is the way to a man’s heart then a street food tour is surely the best way to really experience a new city.  Recently we joined Secret Food Tours and fell in love with the Hungarian capital all over again – isn’t it time you did the same? Though of course we can’t […]