Category New Zealand

Mirror Image

Lake Hayes is a body of water that is bounded between Slope Hill to the West and State Highway 6 to the East and pretty much marks the border between Queenstown and the Gibbston Valley and Wine Country. It is called ‘the most photographed lake in New Zealand” so we just had to pay it […]

Gold Rush

One random weekend we popped over to Auckland. Explored the city, ate really great food, even did a wine tour.  We had a great weekend and it was a good first taste of New Zealand. But that is all it was – a taste, a morsel. We were left hungry for more. The months went […]

Peninsular Living

Our last day in Auckland was set to be a jam packed one. With a break in the weather we had an opportunity to see another suburb of Auckland – the seaside village of Devonport.  Located 15 minutes by ferry, Devonport is one of the oldest suburbs and was built on and around two volcanic […]

On an Island in the Sun…

On an island in the sun We’ll be playin’ and havin’ fun And it makes me feel so fine I can’t control my brain   Ah, good old Weezer. A great song and our expectation for today’s trip. When we planned our trip to Auckland we decided that we would need to go and see […]

Auckland Blues

Another Bank Holiday loomed so we dusted off our map of Australia to work out where we would go next. Darwin and Uluru were the top of our list – our only enemy would be the price of flights for these two. So 2 nights spent on Skyscanner, working out the permutations and possible itineraries. […]