2020 has been quite a year. (tl;dr - I've got a job - and a baby!) My last tour of the 2019/20 summer season ended up being a Private Wellington 2 day LOTR tour on the 19th of March. A week later all tours for the rest of the season had been cancelled, and New [...]
My Christmas has come early! SYFY WIRE have just published a story about my private Wellington and New Zealand wide film location tours and my love for all things Lord of the Rings & Hobbit related. You can check it out here! http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/how-one-lord-of-the-rings-extra-became-new-zealands-tour-guide-for-obsessed-fans SaveSave SaveSave
Air New Zealand has launched a new campaign in North America, with a cute new mascot, Pete the Kiwi. He says at the end that if you need a guide, just ask for Pete. If Pete is busy, you can always ask for MiketheGuide too!
With the 2016 remake of Pete's Dragon being shot in New Zealand, fantasy fans have even more reasons to road trip this beautiful country. The main areas used this time are Rotorua, Wellington, Queenstown and... Tapanui, a small town in Southland that has never been a silver screen rock star before. Tourism New Zealand was as [...]
Britomart Transport Centre, Auckland As somebody who makes a living (and loves) driving people around New Zealand, it's hard for me to admit it, but Kiwirail Scenic's Northern Explorer train ride between Auckland and Wellington is an incredible experience. Before taking the ride, I viewed an all day train journey through the central North Island [...]