Travel Resources

Meet all those little things that made my trip.

Along my trip through New Zealand I used a lot of what I call “Travel Resources”. It can be everyday items, websites or books... things that I interacted with regularly or not and that helped me during my trip. It is a bit of a free for all, if I think of something, I’ll put it here.

The goal is to give you my take on each of them and give you an unusually insight on a working holiday visa experience in New Zealand. You of course will not need to use all those or may use different ones but knowing what you will encounter may be helpful.

Those random things
Laundry machine

Laundry machine

There are two types of people in hostels, those that are dead cheap and only use the laundry machines, and those that have common sense and respect that uses the Laundry machine and the dryers.

Those who use the dryer will spend and extra $2 to have their clothes dry and ready to pack in their bag or wear on the spot. Those who will cheap out on the extra $2 will hang their wet clothes all around the dorm for a couple of days, showing no care at all for their roommates. Rest assured, the disrespectful roommates are rare.

Most hostel will have laundry powder in small quantity to sell for $1 a dose. My tip: Save on your laundry by teaming up with a friend. Most laundry machine in hostels can take huge loads.