As you’ll be aware, we recently took a trip to New Zealand. We travelled a total of 56 hours on our trip so I feel that I provide some tips on surviving a long haul flight! Clothes Comfort is key for me on a flight! Jeans are too restrictive so…

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If you have been keeping up with my New Zealand posts, then you’ll have already read about our Christchurch and Queenstown adventures.  This post documents the journey we took from Queenstown to Franz Josef, Hokitika and then Nelson. The drive from Queenstown to Franz Josef takes around 4.5 hours and…

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This is the second instalment of our New Zealand adventure!  Once we’d left Christchurch, our next port of call was Queenstown.  This is definitely where all the cool kids hang out!  Lots of people we spoke to were from the UK and had been in New Zealand for a few…

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As you may have already read on previous blogs, we’ve just come home from a 3 week tour around New Zealand.  It’s been an absolute whistle stop tour and I wanted to share some of our adventures with you.  Our first port of call was Christchurch.  We stayed with friends…

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You may remember that we first visited this hotel as part of John’s birthday celebrations with a 5 course taster meal – actually a present from great friends.  We were incredibly lucky to be invited back to spend a night at the hotel and sample their menu. We decided to…

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