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Kahurangi National Park

Kahurangi National Park

Spread over 452,002 hectares, Kahurangi is rightly considered as a ‘Treasured Possession’ of the region. Kahurangi National Park happens to be one of New Zealand’s best attractions. It offers tons of exciting options to make the holiday a memorable one. It is characterized by superbly varied natural and recreational values. This beautiful park is situated(…)

Published On: Monday, September 30th, 2013
The Maori Culture

The Maori Culture

The Maori people are the descendants of Polynesian people who first arrived in voyaging canoes (waka hourua) from their familial homeland of Hawaiki more than a thousand years ago. In present times, the Maori comprise fourteen percent of the population. Their culture and language has a significant impact on multiple facets of New Zealand’s life.(…)

Published On: Monday, September 30th, 2013
Roman Pantheon Facts

Roman Pantheon Facts

An ancient Greco-Roman architectural marvel, the Pantheon, Rome is a gigantic temple-turned-church in the Piazza della Rotunda. Literally meaning the Temple to honor all Gods, the Pantheon, in its over 1800-year existence, has been built three times, was a temple of all the Roman Gods, and then was a church with an alternative name, the(…)

Published On: Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga is located in the North West region of the Aupouri peninsula, at a distance of about 100 kilometers to the north of Kaitaia. Abel Tasman, a Dutch explorer, named this cape in the year 1642. Cape Reinga is said to be a demarcation between the east Pacific Ocean and west Tasman Sea. You(…)

Published On: Friday, September 27th, 2013
Top facts about Leaning Tower of Pisa

Top facts about Leaning Tower of Pisa

An awe-inspiring architectural wonder, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a 183 feet tall white-grey marble bell tower in the west coastal Italian town. This magnificent structure was built as part of a cathedral in the Romanesque architectural style, which is recognized for its semi-circular arches. Famous all around the world for its slant, the(…)

Published On: Friday, September 27th, 2013
Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

The exotic Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers deeply touch the heart and soul of sightseers in New Zealand. The icy twosome is located on the West Coast in Westland Tai Poutini National Park at the bottom of a valley merely 300 meters above the sea level. The striking landscape of mighty mountains, breathtaking glaciers, primitive(…)

Published On: Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Bungee Jumping in New Zealand

Bungee Jumping in New Zealand

One of the most popular Adventure Sports in New Zealand is Bungee Jumping. This sport is so popular in New Zealand that the country is also named as Bungeeland. Many adventure travelers throughout the world visit New Zealand for participating in Bungee Jumping. About Bungee Jumping Bungee Jumping is a type of Adventure Sport which(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
New Zealand Driving Tips

New Zealand Driving Tips

If you enter New Zealand on a Visitor’s Permit and you have a current international driving permit, or you have a current driver’s license issued in a country other than New Zealand, or you have a driving license issued in New Zealand, then you are qualified to drive in New Zealand. However, there are certain(…)

Published On: Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Tower of London Facts

Tower of London Facts

The most popular tourist attraction in England, the Tower of London dates back to 1066. Initially built as a royal residence, the Tower has subsequently been used for various purposes like a prison, an armory, a treasury, a menagerie, the Royal Mint, a public records office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of the(…)

Published On: Monday, September 16th, 2013