Disappearing tracks and wild rides: The history of the road to Franz Josef Glacier

As you cruise along the sealed, smooth surface of Highway 6 into Franz Josef Glacier, spare a thought for those hardy souls who first made vehicle access possible. Breaking new ground through dense rainforest, steep mountains and wild coastline amidst … Read More

How Long Should I spend on the West Coast

Accounting for 10% of New Zealand’s landmass, yet only 1% of its population, the mighty West Coast of the South Island is a striking destination. While it’s not big on residents, it is big on scenery. The West Coast is … Read More