"Your Comprehensive Guide to New Zealand" Published January 2020 ISBN 978-1-988557-71-7 (Paperback) 598 pages
“Your Comprehensive Guide to New Zealand” takes travellers on an incredible journey through one of the most beautiful countries on the planet.”
– Over 500 Attractions & Oddities
– Hundreds of Natural Attractions & Walks
– Lakes & Waterfalls
-National Parks & Reserves
– Hidden gems
– Ghost Towns
– Remote Villages and Settlements
– Off the beaten track experiences
The guide includes fascinating tales, legends and anecdotes and is as much about history and conservation as it is about travelling. It’s a book that both New Zealanders and international visitors can enjoy.
With all research, travelling, photos and layout completed by one person, “Your Comprehensive Guide to New Zealand” is an astonishing achievement and is one of the most comprehensive guides of its kind.
About the Author
Philip Cristian Claassen was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and studied for the National Diploma of Performing Arts in Pretoria where he majored in scriptwriting and directing. After studies, Philip lived in the UK for four years before moving back to Cape Town where he worked in the film industry, and then moved to Johannesburg to work as full time screenwriter for Franz Marx Films, where he was writer for the local television series ‘Egoli: Place of Gold’. In 2006 he relocated to New Zealand and immediately fell in love with this breathtakingly beautiful country. Recent writing credits include the critically acclaimed multiaward winning short films ‘Degree of Separation’ and ‘Tommy’.