Category: traveler

A stop off in Martinborough, New Zealand

We’ve been traveling from the top to the tip of North Island and therefore needed to find somewhere to stay nearish Wellington for our flight the next day. The boys wanted to fit in a wine experience. Not exactly a wine tasting, rather a bit of wine culture. Martinborough produces some of New Zealand’s best…

Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand (Middle Earth)

Found in the stunning emerald North Island of New Zealand, The Solitaire Lodge sits with panoramic views of the glassy lake and nearby Mount Tarawera. You could come here and simply relax and gaze at all the natural splendour with a cold cocktail (very tempting) until you feel completely rejuvenated. Or, you could get involved…

Viaduct Harbour and Baduzzi, Auckland

Auckland was a real surprise for me and mine. Especially the Viaduct Harbour area, which has been recently developed into uber coolness. It’s a mix between rows of gleaming yachts, sharp looking apartments, trendy restaurants and ghetto cool leisure space. Not an easy look to pull off, but it works here in this eclectic side…