Where To Next?

Travelling with teens and hurtling through my mid-lifestyle.


My Kiwi bucket list for teens.

Sledging, Rotorua New Zealand

I was lucky enough this month to attend TRENZ, a tourism exchange held each year in New Zealand to enable operators from all over the country to showcase their tourism offerings to buyers and media from all over the world.

Boy – what a lot to take in. Over 300 exhibitors. As my mission is to find something my teens would like, I decided to focus on adventure. And obviously NZ has that in bucket loads.

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In search of all things cool in Tokyo.

Neon lights, Shinjuku, Tokyo.

It’s 6pm in Shinjuku, Tokyo. As my 16-year old son disappears out of the hotel lobby with his mate Ricki I ask; “where are you going?”

“It doesn’t really matter. Pretty much everything in Tokyo is cool.” So they disappear into the relatively safe night to wander the streets of Shinjuku.

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