Stories from Australasia
Australia has something for all, with breathtaking adventure in the wild Outback, vineyard-hopping, and luxury city stays in stunning Sydney or Melbourne. New Zealand, with a mix of adventure, luxury and soul-stirring scenery, is a world-class travel destination. We particularly love the 6-star lodges and awesome activities like heli-skiing!
Read on to be inspired by stories from Australasia.
Best Eco-Retreats For Adventure Lovers
If you can’t sit still, cancel the meditation class and sign up for one of these adrenaline-filled green retreats
VIP WHISKY TOURS
Why would you want to enjoy a dram anywhere else?
TREK NEW ZEALAND WITH SPORTING LEGENDS
Join sporting legends rugby star Sean Fitzpatrick and Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson for a trip of a lifetime. Trek 100km over four days through New Zealand's South Island. Not only will you be able to challenge yourself and meet 99 new people from around the world, but you will be able to help raise money for those less fortunate at the same time.
DIVING IN FIJI'S LAU ARCHIPELAGO
Philanthropists Caroline Blackmore and Hayley Baillie travelled to the wilds of Fiji
TOP THINGS TO DO IN QUEENSTOWN
If you’re looking for a chilled-out escape away from the city, book a flight to Queenstown, New Zealand. It ticks all the boxes for adventure, stunning scenery, great snow and superb accommodation. So what’s stopping you?
15 THINGS THAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT NEW ZEALAND
Whether you’re riding through movie sets, hurtling along in jet boats or heli-skiing in the mountains, it’s practically impossible to be bored in New Zealand. Here are 15 other reasons why this quirky country ceaselessly surprises us
LORD OF THE RINGS HORSE-RIDING EXPERIENCE
Middle-Earth’s beauty needs no further introduction. Blue skies, glistening lakes and snow-capped mountains… But this isn’t make believe. The wonderful thing about Middle-Earth, is that it truly exists, and not just on screen. New Zealand is now giving you the chance to tour these real-life movie sets and follow in the footsteps of Legolas and pals. Lightfoot put the Lord of the Rings horse-riding experience to the test…
THE HORSE WHISPERER FROM NEW ZEALAND
Andrew Froggatt, the go-to guy for badly behaved horses, is now using these horses to let humans learn more about themselves. If you want to see Andrew in action on his farm near Queenstown, Lightfoot can weave it into your holiday to New Zealand
HELI-BIKING IN NEW ZEALAND
Heli-biking promises all the fun of downhill mountain biking for none of the effort. Jonathan Thompson saddles up to experience New Zealand’s latest extreme sport