Southern Bookmarks

Four American students embarked on a voyage of self-discovery against the backdrop of NZ’s South Island. After taking in such “must-sees” as Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier, and Milford Sound, the four would “[throw] back a few cold ones with the local Kiwis and [recap] the day’s events.” The author’s verdict: “NZ’s perfect landscape helped me to turn three college acquaintances into lifelong friends and placed a bookmark on my experience abroad that I won’t soon remove.”


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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…