My classmate Luciano and I went on a 5-day trip to Tongariro. It took about 5 hours by car from Auckland to Tongariro, but it didn’t feel that long to us because we were enjoying ourselves. We were saying “Enjoy the moment!” to each other whenever something was difficult. This trip cannot be expressed in
In an article published today on New Zealand news website Stuff.co.nz, Michael Gebicki, an Australian travel writer, named his six must-do world adventures. Three of the six are in New Zealand. Two are in Auckland and one of them is just a five-hour drive from Auckland, making it a great overnight trip for Languages International
New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world. Film-maker Devin Super Tramp spent two adrenaline-filled weeks here doing 14 different extreme sports. You can see the amazing things he did in the videos below. Languages International‘s partner Kiwiana Tours takes our students on weekend trips where they can try lots of these activities and others.
Have you ever tasted the delicious raspberries and chocolate muffins they serve at The Green Dragon at the Hobbiton Movie Set? If you haven’t, then you should! They’re the best ones I’ve ever had! It was eight o’clock on a Saturday morning when we left Auckland heading to Hobbiton. It was good weather, despite the
In 2009, Lisa Tobler from Switzerland took a Cambridge CAE course at Languages International. While she was in Auckland, she fell in love with a Kiwi man and now she calls New Zealand home. I recently interviewed Lisa to find out about her experience at Languages International, what it has been like living in New Zealand
Last week some of Brazil’s most popular bloggers visited Languages International’s Auckland school. Their blog’s name is Jovem Nerd, which means “Young Nerd” in English. They are in New Zealand for two weeks doing a “Nerd Tour.” While they were at Languages International Auckland, Jovem Nerd filmed the school and interviewed our Brazilian students for
Super-blogger, Cid, (left) with our student, Nicolau, at Languages International Congratulations to Brian the Cat’s good friend, Cid @NaoSalvo, who has just been named one of the top 100 most influential people in Brazil! If you have been following our Facebook page, you’ll know that Cid is the Brazilian super-blogger that visited Languages International last
New Zealand is in the spotlight more than ever at the moment as an exciting place to visit. Auckland has also been recognised recently as a wonderful place to visit in the 2012 World Travel Awards, with the city voted Australasia’s Leading Destination by travel agents from around the world.
We are practicing participle clauses in HD’s advanced class, and we have written this article about our first experience in New Zealand. When I arrived in Auckland, my aunt picked me up at the airport. The season in New Zealand was completely different to where I come from, so the weather was the opposite way
This Friday, you can attend a HUGE, free event on Auckland’s waterfront. The event is to celebrate the opening of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The 10-hour programme includes concerts by Kiwi music icons, the biggest fireworks and light ever show to be held in New Zealand, 20 waka (Maori canoes) and a mass haka