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  • Dream trip to New Zealand in 2022?

    I've been dreaming of going to New Zealand for so long! We booked a trip to go 8 years ago but then I got pregnant and had some complications early on so we had to cancel the trip. It will happen one of these years!! Hard to pick just 11 sites for now.
  • New Zealand Road Trip

    A few years ago I had the chance to work in New Zealand and spent my free time hitchhiking, driving, and trekking around the country. Here are some of my favorite destinations!
  • Fictional Places You Can Visit IRL

  • Highest of the High Places I Have to See

  • 11 Ice-breaker stories about places I've been

    One of the coolest things about being a Seeker Ambassador is participating in the weekly #seekerchallenge that gets me tripping back in my memory (and in my photos) of the many places and experiences I've been a part of on this awesome planet. This one in particular is a fun one!
  • Ethereal Bioluminescent Destinations Around The World

    Something we may never get over from our adventures is the true magic of bioluminescent attractions, an entirely natural phenomenon of sparkling star-like formations that make their home along sandy coastlines and inside rocky caves. Daylight brings sun and fun, but nighttime transforms the landscape into an otherworldly experience, decorated in ethereal plankton that glows in neon hues of pale blue and turquoise. Witness the incredible beauty of nature with these bioluminescent destinations to spice up your itinerary.
  • Fitness Getaways Around The World

    Whatever your definition of wellness, boot camps along sandy beaches or spa retreats, and Vinyasa yoga sun salutations, we have put together a list of some of our personal favorite fitness destinations. Explore the pristine wilderness, embrace a destination adventure extravaganza, partake in surfing getaways, and more with these popular fitness and wellness retreats. Nourish your mind body and soul, and let’s get seeking.
  • Bucket List Worthy Road Trip Destinations Around The World

    In case you have ever fantasized about road tripping in a foreign country, exploring a combination of both metropolitan and remote lifestyles- there is nothing stopping you from getting on that plane and renting a car. Hit the open road, whether it's touring through sandy desert landscapes, alongside volcanic mountains, through mystical forests, or next to ancient monuments. There is nothing like driving through a brand new terrain, getting a taste of the local lifestyle, and seeing firsthand the vast sprawling landscapes unfold while jamming to your favorite playlist. Here are our personal top destinations for spending *weeks* adventuring on the road.
  • Unique Beaches Around The World

    These ethereal coastlines will transport you to other planets. Dip your toes in neon blue glowing waters, or snap an insta-worthy picture against cotton-candy colored sandy shores. These fascinating and beautiful beaches around the world are one-of-a-kind destinations that you won’t believe are on planet earth. Let’s take a look at what mother nature has in store for our next fantastical beach getaway.
  • Hot Springs Around The World With Breathtaking Views

    Nourishment and wellness properties, entrenched in aesthetics, pristine nature, and the breathtaking beauty of mother earth- we have put together a list of some of the most incredible hot springs around the world. Enjoy luxury spa experiences, wilderness treks, and massive steaming shores, these hot springs are sure to bubble up some excitement for your next getaway.
  • Bucket List Caves

    Gorgeously sculpted and picturesque caves exist in all forms across the planet, perfect for your bucket list. From the otherworldly glowworm caves which light up like sparkling lights to deep underground caves showcasing the history of our planet, we love discovering the secret world of these destinations. Check our selection of the most amazing caves across the planet that are sure to scratch your need for adventure and picture-perfect views.
  • Ethical Wildlife Tourism

    Explore the vast and friendly wildlife on this planet through these amazing ethical tourism escapades, from underwater adventures to African safaris- the options are endless. Truly life-changing experiences are available on every continent, ride on a sled with huskies in the arctic forests of Finland or volunteer at an elephant sanctuary in gorgeous Thailand. Here are our top pics of ethical wildlife destinations from around the world.
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  • Famous Ski Towns Around the World

  • Places I’ve Loved

    Gorgeous places I’ve been to that took my breath away.
  • World Heritage Sites in Oceania

    Oceania makes up a vast geographical landscape with incredible World Heritage Destinations to uncover. Featuring rocky coastlines, underwater oasis, rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef- the options are seemingly endless. Let's discover the unique wildlife, scenic views, and fantastical wonders that encompass the continent of Oceania.
  • Popular Island Getaways

  • Hikes around the world

    My bucketlist of trails to conquer one day
  • World's Most Beautiful Botanic Gardens

    Spend time engulfed in an awe-inspiring atmosphere that originates from being surrounded by massive amounts of carefully looked after plants. We wandered the sprawling grounds of plentiful flowers at The Royal Botanical Garden in England and sweat beneath the Arizona sun admiring oddly shaped cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden. Whether it's the aesthetic zen of rock gardens in Japan or well-kept orchard collections in Singapore, we chose a selection of our favorite gardens so you can have a safe bet for your itinerary.
  • Island Getaways

    Escape mundane daily life to these slices of actual paradise, everyone needs an island getaway at least once a year. The crystal clear turquoise waters, endlessly sunny climate, fresh local cuisine, islands are consistently the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Whether you seek a tropical paradise in Tahiti or the vast mountainous landscapes of Kauai, we know that these gorgeous islands are calling your name.
  • Unbelievable Natural Hot Springs

    Gorgeous geothermally heated water rising from the earth's crust is one of nature's greatest gifts, providing stress reduction as well as aiding with skin concerns. Along with wellness benefits, hot springs also make for an entirely luxurious spa-like experience, and with these glowing pools of stunning and fresh heated water existing around the world, there are plenty of picturesque destinations to sample throughout your travels. We put together a list of the most impressive natural hot springs from around the globe so you can truly indulge in relaxation with destinations including mountainous landscapes, opulent palaces, and luxury spas. Let's take a dip, seekers.
  • Forbes' Top 50 in Travel

    Across all continents, Forbes has selected their pick for the top 50 travel destinations. Explore the gorgeous hues of Jaipur or the bustling neon glow of Seoul, relax beachside after partying all night in Ibiza or try on eclectic Harajuku fashion in Tokyo. Across our planet there is so much to see and discover, so come on seekers as we explore this awe-inspiring list of destinations.
  • Travel & Leisure's 50 Best Places to Travel

    These breathtaking destinations selected by Travel & Leisure are on the top of bucket lists worldwide. From the gorgeous tropical landscape of Costa Rica to the modern metropolis of Beijing, this list encompasses the vast sceneries and experiences that our planet has to offer. Explore with us seekers, the 50 best places to travel as chosen by the experts at Travel & Leisure.
  • New York Times' 52 Places

    Leave it to The New York Times to curate such a lengthy list of life-changing locations for their iconic 52 Places list. These unique travel destinations across the world were selected by pros for being breathtakingly beautiful and providing awe-inspiring experiences. From the towering ancient pyramids of Egypt to the neon bustling metropolis of Tokyo, there is a lot of vacation inspo for your next big adventure.
  • World's Most Popular Destinations

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New Zealand Articles

  • 27 of the Most Remote Restaurants in the World

    How far would you travel for the perfect pint, celebrity chef meal, or creatively-crafted cocktail? Some of the most exemplary epicurean endeavors are a long plane, train, or car ride from civilization. Or, in some cases…. multiple modes of transport until you’re literally in the middle of nowhere. From the middle of the ocean to […]

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  • The Most Unusual Places to Sleep, According to 12 Travel Experts

    Years of traveling paints a pretty clear picture of what a “normal” hotel experience is, but these travelers stepped (way) outside the box. Waking up to elephants outside of your window in South Africa, hostels reimagined from *actual* forts on remote islands off the coast of France, hotels sculpted entirely of ice in Quebec (brrr), […]

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  • 21 of the Most Romantic Lake Resorts Around the World

    Brace yourself: you’re about to get lost in brilliant blue waters, beautiful high peaks, and lush emerald forests. Whether you dream of exploring Patagonia’s other-worldly landscapes, trekking alongside lions in Africa, or relaxing in European hot pools with majestic mountains jutting across the skyline, these top lake resorts promise the perfect balance of rest, romance, […]

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  • 9 Blue Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    We promise you won’t get the blues from any of these blue places. But you will have to endure a few cheesy puns… sorry not sorry. Blue villages, blue caves, blue sinkholes that look like they’re straight out of the movie Jaws — our world is teeming with sapphire splendor, and the ocean is just […]

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  • 36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

    Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

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  • Hiking Roy’s Peak: Everything You Need to Know Before the Climb

    If you haven’t heard of Roy’s Peak, you’ve probably seen at least one glorious pic of it on Instagram. With bird’s-eye views of sparkling Glendhu Bay and fresh air that feels therapeutic to inhale, it’s hands down one of the best hikes in New Zealand. Oh, did I mention that most people hitchhike to get there? […]

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  • Hike and Surf New Zealand in 11 Days

    From the sheer-cut fjords of South Island to the smoke-sputtering volcano cones of North Island, New Zealand is brimming with breathtaking natural sites. It’s an obvious destination for any adventure-hungry traveler, touting more wild bays, shimmering beaches, misty rainforests, and snow-capped mountains than you can shake an endangered kiwi bird at (but definitely don’t do […]

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