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Join us in New Zealand!

Follow along with Senior Editor Caroline Morse as she explores New Zealand’s South Island.

Always wanted to visit New Zealand? Live vicariously (and pick up a few tips) by following Senior Editor Caroline Morse as she explores New Zealand’s South Island. She’ll be posting envy-inducing images on SmarterTravel’s Instagram and Twitter as well as on her personal Instagram, @TravelWithCaroline and Twitter, @CarolineMorse1.

So if you’re not already following these accounts, add them now so you don’t miss out! The adventure begins March 2nd.

Caroline will be visiting Nelson, biking part of Tasman’s Great Taste Trail, kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park, searching for penguins on Motuara Island, sampling Marlborough’s best wines, and exploring Christchurch.

Have any tips or recommendations? Caroline would love to hear them, so reach out to her via social media.

Caroline is being hosted in New Zealand courtesy of Tourism New Zealand.

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

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