New Zealand

  • America’s Cup Sailing Experience in Auckland

    When NZ won the America's Cup sailing race in 2000 it was a big deal. The nation was celebrating and we hopped on a ferry from Waiheke Island where we lived to downtown ...Read More

  • Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing: a Classic New Zealand Adventure

    True friends add fun to life. Like family, they know you better than anyone else and love you just the way you are but without any of the emotional baggage that can affect family ...Read More

  • Weekly Travel Photo: Palm Beach, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

    Palm Beach, Waiheke Island, New Zealand was my address for two years and a very good address it was too. We bought our first house close to Palm...Read More

  • Photo Friday: Pataua South in New Zealand

    Want to know one of my favourite places in New Zealand? It's a secret spot called Pataua South which is about a two and a half hour drive north of Auckland ...Read More

  • Things to See and Do in Christchurch

    Looking for travel tips and things to see and do in Christchurch, New Zealand? The city of Christchurch has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately...Read More

  • Travel Tease: Take Me to Tairua in New Zealand

    I miss New Zealand. I miss my friends and I miss the freshproduce, especially the seafood and quirky Kiwi fruit and veggies like feijoa (a type of guava) and...Read More


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