Home to New Zealand's first university, the University of Otago, Dunedin is a fantastic student town which makes this a great place for backpackers too. Dunedin's nightlife is always buzzing with creative flair. During the day visitors can explore Dunedin's history and there is plenty of it. The architecture as well as churches and museums give out that old historic vibe which helps Dunedin stand out against other New Zealand cities.

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Top Ten New Zealand Summer Destinations

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Top Ten New Zealand Summer Destinations

New Zealand is a country that is stunning to visit at any time of the year, but now that we here in New Zealand are enjoying the Southern Hemisphere Summer

Volunteer Work in New Zealand

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Volunteer Work in New Zealand

If you are heading to New Zealand on a bit of a long trip and fancy getting away from the usual same old backpacker story why not get a backpacker

The Kepler Track Te Anau

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The Kepler Track Te Anau

I left Queenstown on a sunny Friday afternoon to hike the Kepler Track. As we all know, New Zealand is the land of divine nature and spectacular scenery. In fact,

South Island NZ with Stray

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South Island NZ with Stray

If I had to rate the sound of my alarm in the early morning on a scale of 1 to 10 where 10 is the most annoying, I would give

New Zealand Language

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New Zealand Language

Te Reo Maori — the Maori Language Any visitor to New Zealand will become immediately aware of the Maori language as the vast majority of place names are of Maori origin.

Travelling by Backpacker Bus in New Zealand

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Travelling by Backpacker Bus in New Zealand

When reading up on the best way to travel around New Zealand, the train rarely gets a mention and the reason being is that backpacker bus travel reigns supreme (and

New Zealands Flora and Fauna

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New Zealands Flora and Fauna

In New Zealand you can find animals, plants and flowers that you will find nowhere else in the world. This has a lot to do with the fact that the islands

Exploring the South Island NZ

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Exploring the South Island NZ

Two staff from Nomads Capital, our Nomads capital, on their way to discover and explore the South Island of New Zealand in 1 and a half weeks. We traveled with Stray

Common misconceptions - NZ vs AUS

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Common misconceptions - NZ vs AUS

People often make the mistake of comparing our beloved New Zealand with our mates across the ditch - there are some very common misconceptions about NZ and AUS. "How's Australia?", I'm asked, "Don't

New Zealand Sheep Facts

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New Zealand Sheep Facts

There are a lot of sheep in New Zealand. There are in fact an estimated 10 sheep to every Kiwi (New Zealanders, not the bird), a few years back the


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