From solo migration to bespoke adventures: Akram Zulkifli's 2023 journey to become an interesting man
Driven by a desire for growth and authenticity, Akram Zulkifli migrates to Christchurch, New Zealand. Fueled by dedication and rejecting mediocrity, he strives to become a better man.
By Lifestyle Editor
In the pursuit of self-elevation and a breath of invigorating change, Akram Zulkifli, the Co-Founder of TerokaNZ Travel, embarked on a journey of migration. He believes in surpassing mediocrity, and raising the bar on living and capturing unforgettable memories.
The allure of New Zealand, with its kind-hearted denizens and the scenic lifestyle, captivated Akram's taste. In Christchurch, a city in the South Island of New Zealand, Akram discovers the subtle nuances of solitude, a sanctuary for cultivating wisdom, offering guidance, and weaving a tapestry of influence upon Malaysian who love to embark on iconic adventures of their lifetime.
"You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward & uncomfortable by trying something new"
There, Akram finds solace in gatherings with the Malay community, a connection to his Malaysian roots that echoes far from home but forever resides in his heart. Living solo in this beautiful city, Akram and his partner, Ozzy, are concurrently cultivating a venture close to his heart—a travel agency business called TerokaNZ. Bearing the distinguished tagline "The Gateway to Aotearoa," TerokaNZ is a testament to the art of storytelling, a conduit through which the pages of New Zealand unfold for discerning travellers. In the narrative of TerokaNZ, every adventure is a bespoke chapter in the grand anthology of clients' travel stories.
Through his adventures, Akram inviting the readers into his new world, where travel transcends the ordinary—a world where Akram's journey unfolds, leaving a mark that molded him to become a cultured, more interesting person. Akram's odyssey from Kuala Lumpur into Christchurch is not just a tale of adventure; it is a commitment to becoming an emblem of resilience, inspiring gentlemen to embrace the unknown and to grow to be more than just a man.