Who’s traveling to Auckland? If you are, then you are going to need to eat. This post provides suggestions for dining in Auckland based on our personal experiences. Tip: Most casual restaurants in New Zealand are seat yourself or order at the counter. At the end of the meal, payment will typically be at the […]
Our final stop of the 2015 New Zealand Road Trip revolved around Hobbiton. Mr. J, a huge Lord of the Rings fan, needed to see Hobbiton. I enjoy the movies as well, but I am not a super fan. Is it touristy? Yes. Is it commercialized? Yes. Is it amazing? Yes.
Our third day in The City was a Sunday. So, what does one do on a Sunday morning? Brunch of course! Narrowing down where to go proved to be incredibly difficult. I don’t even remember how we ultimately decided, but we chose to go to Jane Restaurant in Greenwich Village.
Sushi Nakazawa was one of the most difficult reservations to get for me on this trip. The restaurant is immensely popular, and for good reason. Chef Daisuke Nakazawa was an apprentice of sushi master, Jiro Ono, whom you may remember from the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. So along with Le Bernardin, Sushi Nakazawa was […]
As I’ve said before, this trip to New York was the first for the wife, but not for me. So while her goals were to see a lot of the must-see sights, my goal was to EAT. Our first official meal in The City happened the night before at a Hawaiian restaurant I’ve wanted to […]
Day 2 of our Big Apple Holiday Adventure saw our first full day of exploring. We like to keep things informal, though, so we had no plan or itinerary. Rather, we simply did whatever we felt like that day. Our second day in The City was BEAUTIFUL, so we decided to knockout some of the […]