Posts by Liz Carlson

Takaka: a golden getaway to Golden Bay

This remote corner of New Zealand packs a punch

How the Heaphy Track become my new favorite Great Walk

Predatory snails, prehistoric-looking rare birds, and a flat track? Count me in!

In defense of the bold and fearless weka: New Zealand’s most unruly bird

It's been a long time coming: it's time to restore this cheeky...

Is this place for real? Where polar bears hunt beluga whales in Arctic Canada

This was the highlight of exploring the Northwest Passage with Adventure Canada

A cozy getaway in Reefton at the Brewer’s Night Inn

This Victorian-inspired cabin is one of New Zealand's cutest stays

All eyes on New Zealand’s most spectacular aurora in decades

The Southern Lights put on an unforgettable show in Wanaka and Hawea

10 incredible moments from three months at sea in the Arctic

And no, being chased by a polar bear wasn't one of them

A year of learning to let go

Once you can move on from the things that weigh you down,...

25 photos to inspire you to voyage through the Northwest Passage

Don't worry, your chances of dying of botulism or scurvy are slim...

10 years of living in Wānaka as an expat

There is a reason this little New Zealand town has taken over...

Arrowtown in autumn has earned its reputation

For a few weeks a year, Arrowtown is the most beautiful place...