Eating Out In Queenstown

Eating Out in Queenstown For a such a compact town, there are so many options for eating out in Queenstown. Set out below are some of the places I visited – all prices are in NZ$ with the conversion being $1=50pence. Tanoshi Teppan Sake Bar Tucked off one of the main roads, Tanoshi is an…

Things to do in Queenstown

Things to do in Queenstown I didn’t expect to love Queenstown as much as I did! It is a small but very lively and pretty town situated in the South of the South Island in New Zealand. Here is my list of things to do in Queenstown, which is also known as the adventure capital…

Milford Sound Cruise

Milford Sound Cruise If you are in or around Queenstown, a Milford Sound Cruise with Southern Discoveries is not to be missed. It is an absolutely beautiful place so expect to spend most of the cruise with your eyes wide open and a smile on your face! During the ice age, a giant glacier ground…

Marlborough Wine Tour

Marlborough Wine Tour If you are heading to the Marlborough region in New Zealand, you are definitely going to want to try some of its world famous wine. Commercial grapes were first planted in Marlborough in 1973, making this a New World wine region and since then the area has flourished. 85% of the grapes…

Bars in Wellington

Bars in Wellington There are some great bars in Wellington, all ideally located within a short walk of one another (the city is pretty small). All prices below are quoted in NZ$ and the conversion to £ is roughly halved so, for example, $15 = £7.50. The Library Read pretty much any list or publication…

Things to do in Wellington

Things to do in Wellington Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand but only has a small population of under 500,000. It is surrounded by the sea and there is a homely charm about the city. We warmed to it immediately! We stayed at Camp Wellington campsite situated a 20-minute drive from the city…

Apartment in Auckland

Apartment in Auckland When looking for accommodation in Auckland, we noticed that there were several apartment blocks that were reasonably priced through Booking.com. We chose Star Queens Serviced Apartment in Auckland on Queens Street (one of the main streets). It was a modern block of apartments where many residents lived and was priced at £70…

Restaurants in Auckland

Restaurants in Auckland There are a decent amount of restaurants in Auckland to choose from and here are the ones I visited! Soul Bar and Bistro Our best meal by far was at Soul Bar and Bistro situated right by Viaduct Harbour. The restaurant offers beautiful surroundings with a large terrace area overlooking the Harbour,…

Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland Auckland is the biggest city in New Zealand with a population of over 1.6million and is ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities according to the 2019 Mercer Quality of Living Survey! It is growing year on year and there are number of developments being built, as well…

Liv Restaurant

Restaurant in Belgravia Liv Restaurant is a relaxed all-day neighbourhood restaurant in Belgravia, close to Sloane Square station. It’s gorgeous inside Liv with a minimal and contemporary yet cosy feel and it radiates a welcoming atmosphere from the moment you step inside. The team were super friendly and set the tone right at the start with…

Seabird

Rooftop restaurant in Southwark Seabird is a rooftop restaurant in Southwark atop the Hoxton Hotel. It boasts impressive views across London as well as the UK’s longest oyster list. Opening later than planned, due to getting things perfect, we were more than keen to go and try it out. Entering the Hoxton, things can be a…

Bars in Singapore

Bars in Singapore Singapore – what a city! There is plenty of nightlife to choose from – here are some of the bars in Singapore I visited. CÉ LA VI Situated on the 57th floor of the Marina Bay Sands lies the beautiful CÉ LA VI , one of the best rooftop bars in Singapore. You…

Cinnamon Bazaar

Modern Indian Restaurant in Covent Garden The Cinnamon Bazaar is a modern Indian restaurant in Covent Garden with extremely welcoming staff and a divine cocktail bar. From the minute we stepped in the door to the minute we left (five hours later!) the atmosphere was busy and electric. It certainly seemed like a very popular spot for…

Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh Set out below are some of the restaurants in Ho Chi Minh we visited in District 1: XU Saigon XU Saigon is an amazing restaurant in Ho Chi Minh with a lively cocktail lounge downstairs. The restaurant is plush and stylish but without feeling pretentious and focuses on developing a…

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour If you are visiting Ho Chi Minh, a Cu Chi Tunnels Tour of the tunnels used during the Vietnam War is presumably high on your list. If so, a tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels with Les Rives is a brilliant way to do so (1899000 Vietnamese Dong / approximately £62)….