Why, hello there New Zealand!

After 3.5 weeks in Australia, it was time to visit its frenemy, New Zealand! Our path of travel was as follows: Queenstown, Wellington, Rotorua, and Auckland. [We picked this direction (South Island to North Island) because of future flights (all of which are best routed via Auckland).] Here are our adventures from Queenstown and Wellington! …

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Kona Coffee

Those who know me, know that I am a coffee aficionado and even occasionally roast my own coffee beans. Naturally, I was super excited to visit a coffee farm (technically, the correct term is 'orchard', since coffee grows as a cherry on a tree) while staying in Kona, a region that is well known for …

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