All posts by Pascal Languillon

The Ultimate Kid-Friendly Guide to Rockhampton

Former adventure addicts and hiking aficionados might have a rough time when organising a family trip with small kids. Camping off the grid and sleeping under the stars might not seem so practical when you know there is no chance of packing up all the kids’ stuff in a backpack. But, there are still ways to feed your urge for adventure and take a road trip with your kids that will leave you with a few fun stories to tell later while not eating your whole budget. Queensland’s Rockhampton region is surely the...Read More

Fishing in New Zealand: A Comprehensive Guide

With the whole of New Zealand fished out of the sea, according to a Maori legend, it is no wonder that the Pacific island country represents one of the finest fishing destination in all of the world. New Zealand is filthy rich with inland rivers and lakes loaded with fish, as well as over 15.000 kilometres of oceanic coastline, providing prime fishing opportunities both for beginners and seasoned angling veterans. Fishing is practically the part of the national culture, and you will have no problems finding...Read More

Australian Gourmet Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in Spring

Australian spring brings about one of the greatest hidden joys Down Under – the food festival season! From September to November, gourmet festivals abound all across the country, bringing a broad spectrum of tastes and smells to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. If you’re planning an Ozzie road trip this spring, why not make it a foodie trip? Sticking to a single festival will limit your taste palate to just one dimension, and you’ll miss out on a feast of sensations. We suggest you break out your...Read More

Southern Scenic Route: A Kiwi Road Trip to Remember

You will have a hard time finding scenic driving routes better than New Zealand’s Southern Scenic Route (SSR). The U-shaped drive takes you across a wildly diverse terrain that recalls an abundance of scenes from Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, because, well, it was actually filmed there. Springtime is the perfect time for driving across New Zealand, as the days are clear and the weather is still below unbearably hot. The total length of the route is a bit over 600 km and you can cover it in...Read More

One-Day Hikes in New Zealand in Spring

New Zealand offers plenty  of phenomenal hiking trails that can be traversed for days on end, and there’s no better time for it than springtime, when days are bright and clear, yet not sweltering, and nights are fresh and nourishing. Still, whether due to time constraints or simple personal preference, many of us are not enthused by the idea of marathon hikes spread across several days with a gigantic backpack and camping gear weighing us down. For those who belong in this category, yet don’t want to miss...Read More

South Australia: Enjoying the Springtime of Your Life

While the rest of the world is getting ready for the autumn rains and getting their ankle boots out of the closet, Aussies are the envy of the globe as they’re having a great time enjoying beautiful spring breezes and planning out their next picnic in the countryside. This spring is shaping up to be a proper gem on the Southern shores, which means that nothing short of a weekend trip or a full holiday will suffice. What’s more, you can see it all for almost free of charge by planning wisely and finding a...Read More