Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

Explore the Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, Missouri. This gorgeous sculpture garden is one of the best free things to do in St. Louis! … The Laumeier Sculpture Park is basically an outdoor art museum, which is the perfect combination for me. Not only do you get to see really cool works of art… Continue reading Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis

There are so many fun and free things to do in St. Louis, Missouri. Here are 22 of the best things to do, according to a local (aka me). … There are tons of reasons to visit the Midwestern city of St. Louis, Missouri. There’s art, there’s music, there’s beer, there’s food, there’s sports…whatever it… Continue reading 22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis

Over 100 Free Things to Do in New Zealand

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Traveling in New Zealand is generally expensive. It’s considered one of the most expensive countries in the world, even for locals. As a budget traveler, that might turn you off visiting, but it really shouldn’t. There’s a seemingly endless list of free things to do in New Zealand, despite what you might believe. Some of… Continue reading Over 100 Free Things to Do in New Zealand

19 Free Things to Do in Wellington

New Zealand’s Capital City is a fun and creative hub for both tourists and locals. Wellington is filled with cool stuff, like huge museums, beautiful parks, extensive walking trails, interesting art, and a million other things. As if that weren’t enough, a lot of this cool stuff is free! Yes, that’s right. There are tons… Continue reading 19 Free Things to Do in Wellington

Wellington Botanic Garden // Wellington, NZ

The Wellington Botanic Garden is one of the main attractions in New Zealand’s capital city. Nestled into the hills of the city between Thorndon and Kelburn, the gardens are a place for both tourists and locals alike. Highlights of the gardens include the Lady Norwood Rose Garden, the Treehouse Visitor Center, a sculpture trail, the… Continue reading Wellington Botanic Garden // Wellington, NZ

6 Free Things to Do in Rotorua

Rotorua is one of the biggest tourist destinations in New Zealand, attracting around 3 million visitors every year. You’ll find all sorts of attractions, including geothermal and natural wonders, crazy adventure activities, and cultural entertainment. Plus, if you’re looking for free things to do in Rotorua, you’re in luck! As in any major tourist area,… Continue reading 6 Free Things to Do in Rotorua

City Gallery // Wellington, NZ

The City Gallery is a small art gallery in Wellington, showcasing contemporary visual art in a free and public space. Rotating exhibits feature local, national, and international artists, and art in all mediums, including sculpture, painting, photography, and audio/visual. During my visit to the City Gallery, two main exhibitions were on; Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs… Continue reading City Gallery // Wellington, NZ

Te Papa Tongarewa // Wellington, New Zealand

Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand, is one of the most popular cultural attractions in the country. Located in the capital city of Wellington, the museum (referred to simply as “Te Papa”) features exhibits on a range of subjects, such as the history of the country, the Maori culture, the geology of New… Continue reading Te Papa Tongarewa // Wellington, New Zealand

Rotorua Redwoods: A Redwood Forest in New Zealand

A redwood forest in New Zealand? Yes, you read that right! There is an actual Redwood forest in New Zealand. Located in Rotorua, the Whakarewarewa Forest contains real California Redwoods. Planted in the forest in the early 1900s (along with over 100 other tree varieties), the California Redwoods are one of the biggest draws of… Continue reading Rotorua Redwoods: A Redwood Forest in New Zealand

Visiting New Zealand’s Cathedral Cove

Cathedral Cove is the most popular attraction in Hahei, and one of the most popular places on the Coromandel Peninsula. Tourists flock here by foot, kayak, tour boat, or water taxi to see the stunning scenery and rock formations. During high tide, water infiltrates the “Cathedral”, but during low tide you can walk through to… Continue reading Visiting New Zealand’s Cathedral Cove