NEW ZEALAND: The Wonders of Wanaka

Kate Ayrton explores the rugged beauty of New Zealand’s spectacular Southern Alps and discovers an intimate luxury lodge that beckons intrepid travelers with its unique charms and adventurous spirit. Only an hour’s scenic drive north of Queenstown, or 20 minutes by helicopter (the favored mode of transport for locals), the low-key town of Wanaka is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the … [Read more...]

HOTEL BUZZ: Minaret Station, New Zealand’s First Luxury Tented Camp

Enjoy the ultimate New Zealand high-country experience at an elevation of 914 meters in Lord of the Rings territory. At the recently opened Minaret Station, intrepid travelers can enjoy the ultimate New Zealand high-country experience at the country's first luxury tented lodge. Located deep in the jagged peaks of the Southern Alps above beautiful Lake Wanaka, Minaret Station is accessible … [Read more...]