35 Photos That Will Inspire You To Visit New Zealand’s South Island

August 30, 2017By Tom BernardoNew Zealand, Photo Diary

 Beautiful. Surreal. Awe-inspiring. Those are just some of the words I’d use to describe New Zealand’s South Island. You’ll find some of country’s best landscapes and sceneries here, from Aoraki/Mt Cook, the country’s highest mountain, to Wanaka’s world famous Roys Peak, to the majestic waterfalls of Milford Sound. Mother Nature certainly overflowed this island with … Read More

The Beauty of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and West Coast Glaciers from Above in 25 Photos (Plus bonus video clip!)

June 25, 2017By Tom BernardoNew Zealand, Photo Diary, Video

 Being able to admire the snow and glacier covered mountains of New Zealand from a helicopter is truly a surreal and jaw-dropping experience. It just makes you appreciate the scale and beauty of these mountains, glaciers and valleys on a different level. I was lucky enough to live in Franz Josef Glacier for three months. … Read More

A Taste of New Zealand’s Subtropical Paradise, The Bay of Islands – A Photo Diary

February 24, 2017By Tom BernardoNew Zealand, Photo Diary

 Imagine turquoise waters, golden beaches, 144 stunning islands, dolphins, whales and a year-round warm weather. Those are just some of the things that make the Bay of Islands the country’s premier subtropical paradise. Besides the stunning natural sceneries, the Bay of Islands is also an important historical site. The town of Russell was the first … Read More

Montserrat on a Foggy Day – A Photo Diary

December 10, 2016By Tom BernardoBarcelona, Photo Diary

 Montserrat (“serrated mountain”) is a quick and easy day trip from Barcelona. It is Spain’s first national park and it is known for the incredible rock formations. It was too bad that it was foggy on the day I visited but I was still able to appreciate its beauty. Located along the mountain range is … Read More