Christchurch International Airport is the second biggest airport in New Zealand and an important international gateway for flights to and from New Zealand. In this airport guide, we’ll explain what you need to know about Christchurch Airport! You can find more content about Christchurch on our city page! Speaking of New Zealand, size is somewhat of a different scale than elsewhere, especially when it comes airports. So while Christchurch is the second… Read More
Transportation in Christchurch is quickly explained. Since the city was hit by many horrible earthquakes, there’s just some basic public transportation left. In this guide, we’ll explain you what you need to know about transportation in Christchurch. You can find more content about Christchurch on our city page! Train services in and around Christchurch are very limted. There is no commuter rail at all since the 1970’s and long distance rail on… Read More
Novotel Christchurch is one of only few hotels in the city, which are still operating. After the horrible earthquakes in the past, many properties have ceased operations or are due to open again. Yet, the Novotel is a great option in the meantime. For our trip to Christchurch, I checked the market for possible options in the luxury segment. As it appears, there’s not much choice after the horrible earthquakes of the… Read More
Visiting Christchurch was somewhat weird and sad at the same time, as we could still see the results of the destructive force of the earthquake in 2011. Although most sights, especially the beautiful cathedral have been destroyed, you can still see why this used to be one of New Zealand’s most beautiful cities. Especially the green initiative put forward by its citizens and the beautiful botanical garden pleasantly surprised us. After touring… Read More
Christchurch is quite a sad place till today. Since the devastating earthquake five years ago, the city center still has dozens of wrecked buildings. Nevertheless, there are still some beautiful spots like the Botanical Garden left! Stay tuned for our extensive city review!
Novotel Christchurch is one of only a few hotels in the city center of Christchurch as not all reopened after the horrible earthquake a few years ago. The property is quite modern and definitely one of the better Novotel properties out there! We’ll release an extensive review in a couple of weeks!