Category: New Zealand

16 New Zealand Foods and Drinks Worth Trying

What should you eat and drink when you go to New Zealand? Come hungry, so that you can enjoy lots of seafood, wine, lamb, meat pies, fresh fruits, and fizzy sodas. What to Eat in New Zealand I really loved New Zealand cuisine because the food was so fresh. Here are some of my top picks: Green Mussels […]

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Is Hobbiton Worth a Visit?

  Is Hobbiton worth a visit if you’re not a Lord of the Rings fan? Given the pricey entrance fee, I was seriously questioning this myself as I was planning our NZ road trip. I’ve seen the first movie, but I’m not especially a Lord of the Rings fan. My sister on the other hand […]

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Eat Green Lipped Mussels in New Zealand

Green mussels were on my checklist of foods to eat in New Zealand. Luckily I found this classic dish at a charming waterfront restaurant called the Boat Shed Cafe. Green lipped mussels, are a classic seafood dish native to New Zealand. The exterior of the mussels are black with an infusion of bright green along the edges, while […]

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Hitchhiking to Waiheke Island Wineries

Waiheke Island is a picturesque island in New Zealand filled with charming scenery, wineries and restaurants. I heard about Waiheke Island for the first time from a friend of mine who said it was one of her favorite parts of New Zealand. As a wine lover, I immediately added it to my list of things […]

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Milford Sound Day Trip

Milford Sound is a day trip away from Queenstown, New Zealand and was one of the most dazzling stops on my New Zealand road trip. Tour Group vs Car Rental After experiencing the journey to Milford Sound, I would recommend taking a tour group, rather than renting a car and driving yourself. Not only will a […]

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