On Tour, Pt 3 – A One-Stop Shop For Wine Tasting in Marlborough

On Tour: Wellington --> Blenheim --> Kaikoura --> Mt Lyford --> Christchurch If you ever find yourself traveling from Wellington to the South Island and are debating whether to fly or take the ferry, take the ferry. Sure, it may be a bit slower than flying, but nothing beats the views of the sounds after… Continue reading On Tour, Pt 3 – A One-Stop Shop For Wine Tasting in Marlborough

On Tour, Pt 1 – Mom, Meet New Zealand, New Zealand, Meet My Mom

This past week my mom, Nina, and her husband, David, made their first trip to New Zealand. Traveling from Chicago, they came to see the new digs and most importantly, to meet Pete's family for the first time. Since they'll be back for a longer trip in January for our wedding, this visit was all… Continue reading On Tour, Pt 1 – Mom, Meet New Zealand, New Zealand, Meet My Mom

There and Back Again – The World’s Shortest Trip to Wellington

For the past several years, a dining room table has been living in a storage facility in Lower Hutt, waiting for Pete's triumphant return to New Zealand. Now that we're here, we were faced with a bit of a conundrum when it came to getting the table from Wellington to Christchurch. Not wanting to spend a fortune shipping… Continue reading There and Back Again – The World’s Shortest Trip to Wellington