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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Melbourne Day 4

It was another beautiful Melbourne morning. We got up at around 7:30ish and decided to head out for coffee first. We walked down the road to Industry Beans – Speciality coffee roasters and made our orders. Another delicious drip. Melbourne is really well known for their coffee culture and is seen as one of the […]

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Melbourne Day 3

It was a nice sleep in this morning and we finally got some good rest. We worked out how to use the thermostat which made our sleep much better. This morning we had heard of another really great patisserie that was a few blocks up the road so we figured that we would wonder up […]

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Melbourne Day 2

It was a rough sleep last night. I think a combination of trying to work out how to use the thermostat (and thus inconsistent temperature), sleeping in a smaller bed than we are used to and being extremely full may have contributed to the poor sleep. We were determined that this would not hinder our […]

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Melbourne Day 1

Everybody knows and has felt the effects of Covid-19 which has completely plagued the regular traveller. Since our cancelled trip to Japan we have been lucky enough to travel domestically a few times. The first two times were for Sydney Food Adventures and we also did a wonderful week in Tasmania. Since then, we have […]

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SYDNEY FOOD ADVENTURE 2

We generally love living in the town we live in. When we get home after being away from it even for a night we breathe a sigh of contentment because it’s nice to get home. It is missing two of my greatest passions in life though. Those things are good food and musical theatre. Every […]

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Bruny Island

This morning we awoke with plans to board a car ferry to Bruny Island, but first we needed breakfast. We got ready for the day and walked a short distance to a very popular bakery in Hobart called Jackman & McRoss. There was no seating available and it looked like a long wait to get […]

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Hobart Day 2 Ft. afternoon trip to Port Arthur

We started this morning off waking up to some rain. We planned to go the Salamanca Market this morning. The market attracts lots of people to it’s 230 stalls and they run every Saturday at Salamanca. We waited for the rain to clear which didn’t take too long and headed just down the hill to […]

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