Wanaka is a lakeside town that's located not far away from Queenstown. Famous for its lake-based tree, there are plenty of hikes to do and views to admire. Jess is a Wanderer recommends a visit for anyone wondering where to go in New Zealand.
Jess is a Wanderer moved to Waimate in January 2019 after accepting a teaching job at the local high school. More than just a detour off State Highway One between Timaru and Oamaru - Waimate has plenty to see and do.
Thames is a city bathed in history from the early settlers. It's got a traditional seaside feel with cafes and plenty of shops offering fish and chips. You can also visit the site of the old Burke Street wharf. This makes for lovely photographs at sunrise or sunset.
New Plymouth is a coastal town with a huge great big mountain - Mount Taranaki as the backdrop. With plenty to do - including gardens, hikes, an art gallery and shopping - there's something for everyone.
Jess is a Wanderer ventured back in time to explore the ancient ruins of Greece's capital city. With so many sights to visit, you could easily spend a week getting lost. Here are some of my favourite things to see.