YHA Auckland International

Auckland International

Auckland International Staying at the YHA Auckland International made staying in Auckland easy as it is conveniently located on Queen Street, just a couple blocks from the Auckland Sky tower- the iconic site in the city. Auckland was my first and last stop on the north island in New Zealand. The hostel being located at the top of Queen Street is perfectly located right where the city comes alive. From the moment I left the hostel to explore Auckland I was able to instantly walk into the heart of the city. The YHA Auckland International front desk staff were fully equipped to suggest points of interest for me during my stay in the city. The knowledgeable staff made sightseeing in Auckland effortless. Continue reading

YHA Queenstown Lakefront

YHA Queenstown Lakefront

YHA Queenstown LakefrontWhen people think about New Zealand they automatically think about Queenstown. I knew that if I ever made it to New Zealand I would defiantly be stopping in Queenstown. Queenstown is the gateway to all things New Zealand: adventure, lakes, rivers, canyons, mountains, fiordlands, glaciers, Lord of the Rings filming sites, and the great outdoor lifestyle. Queenstown is probably the most popular destination on the south island, if not in all of New Zealand. Staying at the YHA (Youth Hostel Association of New Zealand) Queenstown Lakefront was the cherry on top of the ice-cream. Situated a short walk from the town center and with a view of Lake Wakatipu, it made for the perfect lakeside gateway. Continue reading