Waiheke Island Vineyard Tour

February 14th, 2010 in Articles by cee 0

The biggest draws to beautiful Waiheke Island (just a short ferry ride from Auckland) are its beaches and its many vineyards.  Unfortunately we arrived here a day late to experience the annual Waiheke Wine & Food Festival.  However, we did get to spend a lazy Sunday sampling wine from 4 of the many vineyards here […]


VIDEO: Rangitoto Island

February 8th, 2010 in Articles by Paul 13

Follow Paul and Christina as they visit Rangitoto Island off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand.  The first of a series of short travel videos about New Zealand by two 30 somethings who quit their jobs to follow their dreams.  Yes I know my voice over isn’t the best, I’m working on it!  This was […]


Auckland skyline

Auckland – Fresh off the jet pt. 2

February 3rd, 2010 in Cities and Attractions by Paul 1

DAY2 So what do you do when you’re still on US East Coast time waking well before sunrise on a local holiday in Auckland? Go for a walk to one of the hipper neighborhoods to check out the vibe! Perfect strategy. We actually waited until the rest of the city was alive, however, or so […]


Auckland Sky Tower - (C)

Auckland – Fresh off the jet

February 3rd, 2010 in Cities and Attractions by Paul 2

Auckland is New Zealand’s biggest city, and is known as “The City of Sails”.  Take a stroll down by the harbor and viaduct, and you can easily see why.  Another interesting fact is that the city of Auckland is built atop some 50 volcanoes, many of which are still considered active!  The vibe here is […]