Journey In Little Paradise

ABOUT Sharlene Almond

Sharlene Almond
~~I live in Auckland, New Zealand with my two dogs. Although I have had
training in Beauty and Spa therapy, editing, journalism, animal behavior and photograpy, criminology and counseling, my main interest lies in writing novels which allows me to explore and learn about other eras a More...



Well-known for the snow-capped mountain peaks in Lord of the Rings, New Zealand offers spectators a vast array of unrivalled landscapes, and untainted beauty.
Comprising of two main landmasses – the North Island, and the South Island; New Zealand’s isolated position resulted in being one of the last lands to be habited by humans.
The distinctive Maori culture that sets New Zealand apart, where Middle Earth is but a ‘stones throw’ away. The traveller is surrounded by lands rich in wine, food and magnificent glaciers; and to be able to boast to be one of the best hiking destinations in the world.

Nothing quite compares to what some may casually call ‘a little bit of paradise’.
Come and explore some of the best, and perhaps less known places in New Zealand.