Exploring Kiwis https://exploringkiwis.com Inspiring Bucket-List-Worthy Adventures Mon, 03 Dec 2018 09:30:48 +0000 en-NZ hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/exploringkiwis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cropped-Screen-Shot-2018-10-15-at-4.43.22-PM.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Exploring Kiwis https://exploringkiwis.com 32 32 104968678 Thailand Island Hopping: The Ultimate Guide to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan & Ko Tao https://exploringkiwis.com/thailand-island-hopping/ https://exploringkiwis.com/thailand-island-hopping/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:12:11 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=7270 Thailand is a melting pot of diversity that has something for everyone and every budget. Historical and scared spaces and rice patty fields, mixed amongst the lush jungle – there’s something for everyone.  Perhaps the highlight of Thailand though, its incredible island-hopping scene, which is practically unsurpassed anywhere in the world. If you need some [...]

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Machu Picchu: The New Rules You Need to Know When Planning Your Visit https://exploringkiwis.com/machu-picchu-rules/ https://exploringkiwis.com/machu-picchu-rules/#comments Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:26:29 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16475 Machu Picchu, one of the most iconic sites in South America was subject to a number of rule changes in mid-2017, all in a bid to reduce visitor numbers and to safeguard this important historical Peruvian citadel. With these new rules in place, it’s more important ever that you head up to Machu Picchu prepared [...]

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Glamping at Longbeach Campground – Luxe Adventure in the UAE https://exploringkiwis.com/glamping-longbeach-campground-rak-uae/ https://exploringkiwis.com/glamping-longbeach-campground-rak-uae/#respond Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:50:20 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16006 With Abu Dhabi just a memory for us now, Sarah S has returned to her temporary home and is out making the most of the cooler UAE weather… Having spent the summer traipsing through Central Asia I find myself back in Abu Dhabi longing again for the excitement and adventure of camping. My boyfriend however [...]

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8 Things to do in Hoi An at Night – Must-Do Vietnam https://exploringkiwis.com/things-to-do-in-hoi-an-at-night/ https://exploringkiwis.com/things-to-do-in-hoi-an-at-night/#comments Sun, 04 Nov 2018 09:20:46 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16399 The highlight of our two week visit to Vietnam, Hoi An is unlike anywhere else we’ve been.  A window into old-time Vietnam, this town is quaint, memorable and absolutely gorgeous.  Known as the ‘peaceful meeting place’, this is the perfect place to fall in love with this incredible country. To help you plan your visit, [...]

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A Definitive Ezoic Review: The Perfect Mediavine Alternative https://exploringkiwis.com/ezoic-review/ https://exploringkiwis.com/ezoic-review/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:30:37 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16583 Having put years of work into creating and building our blog, we’d done a great job of securing collaborative contracts, but saw very little in the way of actual income coming in.  That was, until we signed up with Ezoic; a quick-learning, easy-to-use, revenue-driving ad platform. Now that we’re reaping the benefits of monetization that [...]

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The Franz Josef Heli Hike – The Pinnacle of Your New Zealand Bucket-List https://exploringkiwis.com/franz-josef-heli-hike-review/ https://exploringkiwis.com/franz-josef-heli-hike-review/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2018 05:59:41 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16341 Having recently returned to New Zealand, we knew there was one final bucket-list activity that we just had to try – taking to the ice on a Franz Josef heli hike whilst we visited the West Coast. We’d seen the photos.  We’d heard people rave about their experiences.  I’d dreamed of walking on a glacier for [...]

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Rotorua Adventure Activities (for the Brave and Slightly-More-Cautious) https://exploringkiwis.com/rotorua-adventure-activities/ https://exploringkiwis.com/rotorua-adventure-activities/#respond Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:00:05 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16210 Rotorua is the adventure capital of the North Island of New Zealand and for good reason – there’s a whole host of fun just waiting for you! Whether you’re a massive adrenaline-seeker or are a little more cautious (maybe just looking to test your boundaries), these activities will cater to everyone in your group. Serious [...]

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7 Beautiful Experiences In Sweden https://exploringkiwis.com/7-beautiful-experiences-in-sweden/ https://exploringkiwis.com/7-beautiful-experiences-in-sweden/#respond Thu, 11 Oct 2018 21:54:07 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=15717 Known for varied geography including islands, lakes, mountains, and forests, Sweden can rightly be called one of the prettiest nations in Scandinavia, if not all of Europe. It often gets lumped in with the other Scandinavian countries it certainly stands on its own two feet as a worthwhile holiday destination.  Once you take a closer [...]

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The Ultimate West Coast Itinerary – Exploring New Zealand’s South Island https://exploringkiwis.com/west-coast-itinerary-south-island-nz/ https://exploringkiwis.com/west-coast-itinerary-south-island-nz/#comments Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:17:02 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=16049 The West Coast is exactly what you’d hope for when visiting New Zealand – it’s imposing, rugged and above all else, beautiful. Wedged between towering mountains and the crashing sea, the West Coast is the region forgotten by the rest of its country. Our trees are skyscrapers that touch the sky, our rivers and lakes [...]

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Where to Feed Wild Eels for Free in New Zealand: Hokitika Uncovered https://exploringkiwis.com/feed-wild-eels-hokitika-new-zealand/ https://exploringkiwis.com/feed-wild-eels-hokitika-new-zealand/#respond Mon, 08 Oct 2018 06:52:14 +0000 https://exploringkiwis.com/?p=15999 The perfect New Zealand holiday to me is one that strikes the ideal balance. Nature and city. People and animals. Fast and slow. Bucket-list-worthy and cheap-n-cheerful. It’s authentically Kiwi and leaves you reminiscing about all the fun you had. The West Coast of New Zealand offers exactly that! In particular, we fell head over heels [...]

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