Part Three: Wanaka and Queenstown

Now for the biggest, busiest and most expensive part of the trip! Wanaka and Queenstown. The capitals of cool, both in temperature and style. Wanaka kind of reminds me of a baby Queenstown. Sitting right on the edge of Lake Wanaka, the hustle and bustle of the bars and restaurants, constantly brimming with customers, fills the air as passers-by admire the beautiful food. Both Emily and … Continue reading Part Three: Wanaka and Queenstown

Waiheke Weekend

“I think I have an inherent modest level of stress, but I’m only super-aware of it when it goes away, when I’m on holiday and I think, ‘Oh this feels pretty good.'” –Mark Ronson 

The little island of Waiheke in the Hauraki Gulf is Auckland’s little lottery-winning Auntie. With acres and acres of vineyards and undulating hills, it’s as picturesque as a postcard, much-like a lot of New Zealand is. But this pretty place comes with a pretty price! 

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