Unlike the neighboring islands of Nusa Lembongan and Bali, the spectacularly beautiful Nusa Penida Island is a tricky place to travel to independently without doing a little planning in advance.
For a start, there is little public transport available; even taxis are hard to come by. Lots of tourists rent motorbikes when they get to Nusa Penida, because it’s truly the easiest way to get around.
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Arriving to Denpasar
Getting in and out of Bali has become a breeze after recent airport renovations. If you arrive late at night, there will without a doubt be a number of taxis to choose from and bargain with if you want to negotiate a price to your destination. There are metered taxis, but for the most part the driver will have a set price and may or may not lower the price if you want to bargain and start with a lower number.
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Arriving in Thailand
Arriving to the Chiang Mai International Airport is a breeze. It’s a fairly small airport that had a very limited number of taxis and airport shuttles available outside upon arrival.
The first vehicle that pulled around the corner was a tuk tuk. The late afternoon sun was beating hard, but we opted for the 200 THB (Thai Baht) tuk tuk to take us the 10-minute journey to our Airbnb. What better way to be welcomed to Thailand than a ride in a tuk tuk?
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Mount Cook is one of New Zealand’s must-sees on the south island. The location is slightly remote, so that is why I recommend to drive your own car and map out a road trip – check out my full post on The Ultimate Guide to New Zealand.
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Traveling in a camper van is a great time to take advantage of cooking. You have a kitchen with you everywhere you go, and what better way to eat breakfast than with a view of New Zealand’s finest scenery and landscapes! These budget friendly, healthy, and most of all easy-to-make camper van meal ideas should get your imagination going.
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Like most other parts of my self-guided road trip through New Zealand, there are certain things that I wish had been easier to navigate along the way, which is the reason why I’ve written this blog; to provide an easy-to-read budget travel guide to make your trip planning easier, and to give you some tips and tricks for making your own itinerary!
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If you’re traveling to New Zealand, you absolutely can’t miss out on seeing the glowworm caves! There are a handful of options on where to see them, and unfortunately because it’s such a must-see, many companies will rob you blind.
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In this blog I’ll highlight a few things to do and the best places to go from Taupo. If you didn’t know already, the area surrounding Taupo is where the majority of the Lord of The Rings trilogy was filmed. The Tongariro Crossing, Mount Doom, and Hobbiton are REAL places that you can visit and experience, and it is so freakin’ cool!
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Here you’ll find a detailed itinerary on what to see in Auckland in just two days; where to stay, what to see, and how to tour the city on a budget!
Auckland is considered to be one of the world’s most liveable cities, with over 180 different ethnic groups adding up to one big, bustling, cosmopolitan and vibrant place. With its good climate, beautiful natural environment, beaches, and parks, it’s no wonder it’s such a populated city!
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Have you dreamt of seeing New Zealand but don’t know how? This blog is a comprehensive guide on how to see the entire country in just two weeks, how much it will cost, where to go, and what to expect on your journey through the north and south islands.
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