After our night in Martinborough, we headed on to Hastings. Around lunchtime, we started looking for a place to eat. What we stumbled upon was the Tui HQ Brewery. … [Read more...] about New Zealand Road Trip – Tui Brewery
In September 2015, we took a five day New Zealand road trip in a camper van. Our third stop was at Martinborough which gave us an unexpected surprise - wine! … [Read more...] about New Zealand Road Trip – Martinborough [Wine Region]
For a week we walked into the town of Wanaka taking the same route. Left out of our flat, right down the road to the lake, right onto the path and within 20 minutes we would be in the city. … [Read more...] about Our First Look at Mount Aspiring, Wanaka New Zealand
Greetings from Picton, New Zealand. We are about to take our 21 foot long campervan onto the ferry to Wellington (going from the South Island to the North). I am trying to keep myself occupied so I don't think about driving this beastly vehicle onto a ship. … [Read more...] about One Last Sunset in Wanaka Before Hitting the Road [Love this Photo]
Today is another travel day. I used to get excited to say that, but now I wish I could stay put for just a little longer. But the show must go on! I thought a good post for today would be showing a video I shot with my drone earlier this week in Wanaka, New Zealand. The video was shot via my DJI Phantom 3 Drone (recently repaired) and the camera was controlled by my … [Read more...] about Stunning Drone Video of New Zealand Lakes and Mountains
The past week I have spent most of my time working on some projects (gotta earn money while we are on the road) and hiking around New Zealand. There is a sinking feeling that if I don’t get several tasks done in the next 3 days, I won’t get them done until mid October. That’s just how it goes for the full time traveler. … [Read more...] about Kepler Track, Sweeping Panoramas and Calm Before the Storm – My Week in Travel for September 20
Kiaora from the Gibbston valley wine region of New Zealand. … [Read more...] about Episode 5: Staying in Hotels vs. Staying in Vacation Rentals (AirBNB) for Full Time Travel?
I am currently holed up in my hotel room in New Zealand working on a webinar that I need to deliver tomorrow. Mrs. Jeffsetter is in town taking care of laundry and other errands, since this will be our first extended stop in a town since we left Hawaii. This is probably one of the most boring days we have had in travel in the past 2 months, but I also find these days … [Read more...] about A Room With A View in New Zealand (Guess the Hotel?)
Today is a travel day, so I am going to make the post entirely visual. Here are a few photos taken over the weekend on Waiheke Island in New Zealand. Actually, all pictures were taken within about 3 minutes of each other from the same vantage point on the island. It's always amazing how a slightly different angle, or a photo crop can impact the mood of the picture. … [Read more...] about A Few Beautiful Landscapes of Waiheke Island in New Zealand
In July I will be going on my biggest adventure yet. It starts with selling most of our worldly possessions, and putting the rest into a storage unit. From there it’s a road trip up to Seattle for a business trip… Sounds pretty tame, right. … [Read more...] about Booking Unconventionally Awesome Route from Auckland to Sydney?