Our New Zealand Road Trip took us to the Cardrona Hotel on our way from Queenstown to Wanaka. Many people take State Highway 6 from Queenstown to Wanaka. The highway takes you through Cromwell and the beautiful Kawarau Gorge. If you have already driven through the Kawarau Gorge, then you may want to opt for […]
Rippon Vineyard in Wanaka, New Zealand is the “most photographed vineyard in the world” according to locals. It’s not hard to see why everyone takes this photo (or a similar photo) when visiting. Location Close to Queenstown and the more well-known Gibbston Valley is Wanaka. Wanaka is more laid back and quieter than Queenstown, but […]
Happy Wine Wednesday, which is a thing now. The Jeffsetters stop for a quick visit and tasting at Esk Valley Winery in the famous Hawkes Bay. On our road trip through New Zealand, we stopped in the coastal town of Napier in Hawkes Bay. Wineries surround the art deco town. I happen to love art deco architecture […]
Today we take a journey back to Waiheke Island and a visit to Te Motu Vineyards. This small island full of wine off the coast of Aukland is nothing short of stunning. On our short weekend stay, we enjoyed a great wine tasting and lunch at Te Motu Vineyards. Te Motu Vineyards Like many of the […]
On our way to the Ile des Pins our flight was canceled, and we found ourselves on a 6 hour Noumea Layover. We found a couple of things close to the Magenta domestic airport (GEA). If you find yourself in Noumea, you may enjoy them as well.
One the last leg of our caravan drive from Queenstown to New Zealand, we were headed to Lake Taupo and then on to Hobbiton. At the start of our drive, we passed one of those small green or brown signs that said scenic view. (Yes, I am still trying to get through all our photos […]