Ancient Maori sculpture on top of Mt Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand

Manaakitanga – Finding the Spirit of Kiwi Hospitality on New Zealand Travel

One only needs to do a Google image search to see the extent to which nature has blessed New Zealand. Jagged, snow-capped peaks separated by deep blue fjords and winding roads that just beg for exploration. Mountain ranges overlook dense forests, rich with wildlife. Surreally-clear bay waters break gently on soft sand beaches, while powerful […]

Rarotongo sunset, Cook Islands

History of the Cook Islands

Did you know that the Cook Islands were named after Captain Cook? In 1770 he spotted these Polynesian islands from his ship, and the rest is tropical history. The island’s vibrant Maori culture and heritage, combined with pristine white beaches, crystalline waters and dreamy beach resorts, make it the best kept holiday secret in the […]