North Island

Climate change and other effects of human activity are driving the endangered penguin to the brink.
After the insanity of our first 4 days in New Zealand, Shannon and I were in the mode to elevate our minds, bodies and spirits
New Zealand is a different type of place. That is not to say that this island country in the southwestern Pacific doesn't have an interesting history, a unique culture or modern-day challenges. But they are not the main experience of your visit.
The best way to cram as much as you can into two weeks in New Zealand is via campervan. As you prepare for your own Kiwiland conquest (because who isn't preparing for that?), here are some of our top recommendations for North and South Island, in the "show me, don't tell me" school of photo-blogging.
If money is no object when planning your safari (or if you just want to daydream at your desk for a minute), these properties should be on your list.
From Gwyneth Paltrow's secret wedding spot to a private island resort perfect for Brad and Angelina, herein are nine fairy-tale destinations made for lovin'.
Another day, another royal honeymoon destination rumor. At this rate, you might as well just throw a dart at a world map!