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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With less than 6 weeks until we take off to New Zealand for 3 weeks it’s probably about time we started to look a little more in depth to our travel plans!  Luckily we’ve got all our hotels booked as it’s peak season. We’ve been incredibly lucky to save almost…

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I’m not going to lie…I love to travel – as a reader of this blog you’ll probably already be aware of this (read my reasons to travel blog here).  Ever since I worked in a travel agent at the age of 17, I’ve been fixated with visiting different places.  Somewhere on…

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