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10 Things to do in Whanganui, New Zealand

Whanganui (old name Petre) is one of New Zealand’s oldest towns. It’s located on the lower west coast of the North Island and has a population of ~45 000 residents. It is a coastal city, mainly known for glassblowing…
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10 Things to do in Tauranga, New Zealand

Tauranga is a small beach-side city located on the east coast of North Island in New Zealand. It is the fifth largest city in New Zealand and home to an estimated 140,000 people. Tauranga sits right on the water’s edge and thus is…
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Climbing Mt Arayat, Philippines

When living in the Philippines, every day when we opened our front door, the first thing to catch our eye was a 1026 meter high basaltic volcano, named Mt Arayat. Being surrounded with flat land, it seemed so glorious and even a bit…
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Places to visit in North Auckland Region

Devenport in North Auckland The historic suburb of Devonport is located only a short drive away from Auckland downtown. Depending on what kind of activities you are after, Devenport has somethng for everyone. While the heart of…
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Best of East Auckland Parks and Beaches

The beautiful east coat of Auckland offers many amazing regional parks, hiking tracks, camping sites and beaches. With some of the best views only within 1 hour drive from Auckland downtown it is definitely a well worth area to…
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South-Auckland - Where to go and what to see

When we moved to Auckland in early September last year, we never imagined that 5 months later we are only half way through our travel plans. I mean yes, we have visited many different sights in and around Auckland, but there are still…