Who is Discover Travel?
Let the journey begin, give us a call or drop in and see us at:
52 Oxford Tce – Corner Montreal St and Oxford Tce, Christchurch
New road access: Tuam Street is now a one-way eastbound, use St Asaph Street instead.
Oxford Tce is now no… Read the rest
I’ve been lucky enough to visit all seven continents, including several trips to Antarctica & the Arctic, South America and East & Southern Africa. Living in the UK for 30 years, I explored most of Europe; also the USA, India, Nepal, Japan & South East Asia.
Top of My Bucket… Read the rest
It all started with a school trip to Belgium at the age of 11, strange accents, funny food, cars on the wrong side of the road. I was hooked. 35 years on and I’m no better, in fact I’ve got steadily worse, visiting over 120 countries just to feed my… Read the rest
For as long as I can remember I always wanted to leave New Zealand. Not because I don’t love this country but because I just couldn’t wait to start exploring everything else out there. A two year OE in London turned into 12 years living in Europe before I knew… Read the rest
I’ve always been interested in the colours, language, food and experiences of other cultures and countries. I left New Zealand at 18 and lived in Australia, the UK, France, Greece, Turkey and Brazil. I didn’t return from wandering till I was 35 and now I work here so that I… Read the rest
My passion for travel saw me toss in my photography career and dedicate my time to inspiring people to travel. 11 years later and I have sent people all over the world and taken the opportunity to indulge my curiosity for destinations off the beaten track. Trips from Kathmandu to… Read the rest
Fitting in like the locals
Trans-Siberian Railway – Russia: As the travel guide says, “to fit in; drink Vodka on the train and beer on the platform in an Adidas tracksuit”, classy!!
Hiring a motorbike in India, cruising from Kollam to Varkala beach and stopping to eat a traditional Keralan… Read the rest
UK born and raised in South Africa meant that I was always going to head north at some point. And east and west! I’ve been to vibrant cities and sleepy villages, marvelled at majestic mountains, observed nature at play and savoured interesting food along the way. I go in search… Read the rest
After 21 fantastic years in Travel I have moved on to a new adventure, that one called retirement. I am thrilled to say that Peter Dunne has joined Ian Collier as an owner and director so I leave Discover Travel in the very best of hands. Thank you very much… Read the rest