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Queenstown
Before we went to New Zealand, anyone who had been told us how much they loved Queenstown. After visiting, we feel exactly the same. Queenstown is a gorgeous little town surrounded by mountains with beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu. It's situated relatively south on the South Island and is pretty easy to get to via plane from most other...
Tongariro Crossing
When we first started planning our trip to New Zealand we planned on spending the entire trip in the South Island, aside from flying in and out of Auckland. Then we learned about the Tongariro Crossing. After reading about the hike we decided to switch our plans up a bit and spend a few days in the North Island...
New Zealand
Many times when we've talked to people about going to New Zealand, they say they'd need 3-4 weeks to explore the country. Yes, that would be nice. Yes, there are many spots we'd like to go back and get to visit that we didn't get to on this trip - but, isn't that true of most countries you've been...

2017 Liebster Award

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Recently A Side of Sunsets was nominated for a Liebster Award by fellow travel blogger Kate from World's Not Waiting. We're so honored! Thanks, Kate! Check out Kate's website and read her post about the award.About World's Not WaitingKate's from Dallas, TX and has been traveling since a young age - making it to 24 different countries so far!...
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