That’s right, what food and drink, not where! If I was sharing restaurants, we would be here a VERY long time. If you’re visiting New Zealand and want to try some typical Kiwi foods that are unique to Aotearoa, give these a try!   Charlie’s Feijoa Fizz I just found this bad boy today, it’s delicious […]

If you’re looking to enjoy world-class dining with quality New Zealand produce while you’re in the Land of the Long White Cloud, then you’re in luck. Charley Noble in Wellington has long held a reputation for being one of the best restaurants around and if my dining experience was anything to go by, it certainly holds up […]

When I first decided to move to New Zealand, I really REALLY wasn’t anticipating on not only living in Wellington, but loving it. Six months later and I never want to leave. After all, I was coming to New Zealand for mountains, for nature, for Middle Earth, not some city, let alone the capital. In […]

Looking for tips on what to do in Wellington? Despite most people skipping Wellington on their visits to New Zealand (Queenstown and Auckland seem to always hold more sway for some reason), there really is a TON to do here. My highlights would include: Visiting Te Papa, New Zealand’s (FREE!) National Museum. Here you can […]

NEW ZEALAND TIP: DISCOVER WELLINGTON First things first: I was not staying in Wellington city during my visit, but opted for a fabulous Airbnb apartment in close by Paekakariki, a beach town close to Wellington. Once you arrive in Wellington you can simply park your car in one of the public parking lots around town and […]

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and the third most populous urban area in the country. While everyone talks about Auckland (which, contrary to popular belief, is not the capital), the real magic takes place in Wellington. The architecture and eclectic vibe give this city a great personality that should not be missed.This is a […]