NZ South Island – Queenstown Full Day 1

We started today off with an early wake up to watch the mighty Philadelphia Eagles get a great victory. A nice way to start the day. After that we packed our stuff up and moved to an upgraded room that we paid for, for the next two nights that has a hot tub and a […]

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NZ South Island – Te Anau to Queenstown

Hello everyone. We woke up to another sunny NZ day. The weather over here has actually been beautiful. All sun and clear sky. I don’t suspect it will stay that way but we will enjoy it while we can. Daylight savings started here today too so we should have some later days. We decided to […]

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NZ South Island – Te Anau (Milford Sound)

Hello readers. It was our first early morning on the trip today. It was a mixed sleep last night as the bed at our airbnb is quite comfortable , but it is only a double and we sleep on a king at home. It was a bit of a struggle waking up. Despite this, we […]

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NZ South Island – Wanaka to Te Anau

After a pretty decent sleep we began our morning by getting our luggage packed to leave for the next destination on our road trip. We had a couple more things to do in Wanaka before leaving though. The first of those things was get breakfast. We wandered down the road back to the same area […]

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NZ South Island – Wanaka

Hello everyone. It has been another beautiful day in New Zealand. The weather here has been lovely. No rain and about 20 degrees today of pure sunlight. Wanaka is such a beautiful town. It is small but the backdrops are big. The town surrounds a large lake that has mountains on the other side (some […]

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NZ South Island – Queenstown to Wanaka

After a long day of travel the previous day it was really nice to have a slow start to the morning. We stayed in bed, caught up on Jeopardy and slowly got ready for our first full day of our holiday. Once we were ready we headed off to the town centre of Queenstown. The […]

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New Zealand South Island – SYD – ZQN

Hello everyone! We are off on a new adventure. It has been a hot minute since we have been overseas. The time has come. You might be thinking we have been to NZ before, and you’d be right about that. However, last time we were in the North Island. This time we are staying exclusively […]

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New Zealand North Island Final Day – Wellington

Day 8 – Final Day in Wellington Hello readers! It is the final day of our brief New Zealand trip. We woke up to a beautiful morning in Wellington. The sun was shining and the day was as ready for us as we were for it. We started by walking back down to Cuba street […]

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New Zealand North Island – Taupo to Wellington

Hello again friends! After a decent sleep the weather was much nicer this morning. It would seem the rain has passed and we were making our way to the nation’s capital – Wellington. Unfortunately Wellington is a 5 hours drive from Taupo so we had to leave early. As we were leaving Taupo we drove […]

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New Zealand North Island – Taupo

Hello friends! Today was a bit of a sad day but it was also relaxing and fun. The reason that it was sad is that we had planned to hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing which is a 20km hike through the Alpine Region and apparently it is stunning. It is also where Mt Doom from […]

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