Maori culture has always fascinated me ever since I saw the movie Whale Rider. Their history, cool tattoos, dancing, beliefs, and general relaxed personality make them very interesting to me. As the indigenous people of New Zealand, they haven’t done well since the arrival of European settlers. Then again, no indigenous population fared well after […]
Waitomo, New Zealand is famous for one thing. Every year, heaps upon heaps of travelers come here to see the famous glow worms that line the ceilings of the nearby caves. The glow worms emit a phosphorescent glow that shines from the inside of the caves like a starry night. The interesting thing about the […]
When I think of Christmas, I think of spending time with friends and family, eating food, and going to holiday parties. But as a traveler, you don’t experience that atmosphere. However, being away for the holidays can be a great experience. In this post, I explain why.