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Moke Lake, New Zealand: Stargazing and Reflections

moke lake New Zealand

Moke Lake, New Zeland Just outside of Queenstown, along the drive to Glenorchy there is a beautiful hidden gem, Moke Lake. But, there is so much more to Moke Lake Read more…


The Drive from Queenstown to Mt Hutt

the drive from queenstown to mt hutt

The other day we made the drive from Queenstown to Mt Hutt for a weekend ski trip in Mt Hutt. While skiing at Mt Hutt was awesome, the drive was Read more…


Our Weekend Skiing at Mt Hutt, New Zealand

snowbaording and skiing at mt hutt

We made a short trip to go snowboarding and skiing at Mt Hutt the other weekend. This blog is all about the Mt Hutt ski field, including our review and Read more…


Omarama Clay Cliffs – Your Complete Guide!

Clay Cliffs New Zealand

The Omarama Clay Cliffs are a great sight to see just outside of Lake Pukaki. I visited the other day and was amazed at cool they were, so in this Read more…


The Truth About Living in Queenstown, New Zealand

the truth about living in queenstown

Living in Queenstown has its pros and cons. After moving to Queenstown for myself, I am revealing the truth about living in Queenstown including how expensive it is, how easy Read more…


4 Hikes Near Queenstown (that you can do right from your hotel)

Queenstown is perfect if you want to go hiking because there are so many hikes near Queenstown that you access without even having a car! These are four hikes near Read more…


Visiting Queenstown Breweries on a Craft Beer Tour

Queenstown craft beer tours

The other day Daniel and I were lucky enough to go on a craft beer tour in Queenstown. We got to visit four different Queenstown breweries and taste so many Read more…


The Best Photo (Secret) Spot in Milford Sound: The Milford Sound Swing

Milford Sound Swing

The Milford Sound Swing The Milford Sound Swing is a rather new attraction in Milford Sound and therefore not many people know about it. However, in recent times, its popularity Read more…


The Scenic Drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound

There is only one way to get to and from the famous Milford Sound, and that is via one very scenic drive from the town of Te Anau. The drive Read more…


Exploring Milford Sound on a Boat Cruise

milford sound boat cruise day trip

This past weekend Dan and I ventured out of Queenstown for a weekend away to explore the very famous Milford Sound. This blog is about our experience on a Milford Read more…


Hiking The Fernhill Loop Track: Another short hike in Queenstown

the fernhill loop track

The Fernhill Loop Track is one of the most easily accessible day-hikes in Queenstown. Less popular than some of the others, the Fernhill Loop Track offers a quiet track that Read more…


Queenstown to Glenorchy: One Of NZ’s Most Scenic Drives

queenstown to glenorchy scenic drive

If you are visiting Queenstown, one of the things you must do is the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy. It is a beautiful scenic drive and an excellent way to Read more…