New Zealand | Guardian (The) | Observer (The)
23 January 2018
Thirty years after the TranzAlpine was launched, Observer journalist Susan Grossman boards one of the world’s most scenic trains in Christchurch, before completing her trip on the North Island’s Northern Explorer.
“Completed in 1908, after…
New Zealand | Guardian (The)
17 September 2017
A scenic North Island train journey takes in the dramatic landscape, the Whakapapa ski fields – and an unexpected two-wheeled catharsis for Guardian journalist Lucy Clark.
“When you haven’t been on a bicycle for four…
New Zealand | Independent (The)
3 November 2014
With less than a fortnight to spend on the other side of the world, the Independent’s Kate Simon used planes, trains, automobiles … and a bike to make every second count on a trip…