Bungee-Roped Canyon Beast

New Zealand is home to the world’s largest and highest swing. Located in scenic Queenstown, the Nevis swing is a “bungee-roped beast [which] swings in a 3m ark and hangs a lofty 16m above the river on the canyon floor.” The swing has a 12m rope length, with potential speeds of up to 15kph.


Tags: Cay Compass  Nevis swing  Queenstown  swing  

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…