Let me start by saying I am not a stalker. I know what you’re thinking… “if she has to make a claim like that, this is going to be a stalk-tastic post.” And you’re a little bit right about that, because I’m going to tell you how to party like Ed Sheeran in Queenstown. Here’s what […]
I had seven months to do the research for my top 10 desserts of Queenstown post, but my time in Auckland was considerably shorter. During my 3-day trip, I gave it my best shot and ate as much dessert as I could. Giapo This is the way that ice cream should be done. The ever-present […]
In the seven months spent living in Queenstown, I became accustomed to the sights, sounds and smells that make this place home. The heavenly scent of the cupcake shop in the mornings makes my heart happy. And choosing my route through town to listen to the buskers on the street became part of my daily […]
You’ll never hear the phrase “Wow! Queenstown is just SO CHEAP!” ever. In fact, it’s one of the more expensive places I’ve traveled. It’s a hot tourist destination and mecca for adventure junkies willing to pay a pretty penny to get their adrenaline fix. That being said, after living and working here for 7 months, […]
Every Thursday, from 3-6pm, talented bakers, handicrafters and designers descend on Wanaka, New Zealand for an artistic affair. Get to the Wanaka Farmer’s Market early and take a wander, because these creative craftsmen are people you need to know.
Looking for something sweet to top off an epic day of bungy jumping, jet boating and sky diving in the adrenaline capital of the world? When you’re ready to swap the adrenaline rush for a sugar rush, this list of the best desserts in Queenstown is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Can I let you in on a little secret? I’m a Texan who is afraid of horses. I know… I know… You didn’t think that was possible, did you? I’ve ridden plenty of horses in my lifetime and even took some lessons when I was younger. But add one runaway horse and subtract any semblance […]
You’ve done it! You’ve planned your epic New Zealand road trip using this handy-dandy guide and you’ve booked your flight to the land of kiwi birds, kiwi fruits, and Kiwi people. So now what? Although New Zealand feels familiar to travelers from English-speaking countries, you may have questions… Where should I rent a car? Is there […]