Tag Archives: New Zealand

NOM: Biscuits

Growing up, I didn’t know that other parts of the country didn’t eat biscuits. I was even more dumbfounded to find out that in other parts of the world the word biscuit means something else entirely. When I moved to … Continue reading

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FML: Politics

BTW: I don’t know enough about politics to actually write a post about it, but I have to since it’s definitely not something I’m looking forward to. So, there’s a PM election coming up here before the end of the … Continue reading

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NOM: Pies

The first time I ever had a meat pie (besides chicken pot pie) was at an Australian restaurant in the Lower East Side. It was… a game changer and definitely not something I wanted on a regular basis. Something about … Continue reading

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FML: Men rule!

Let me start by saying I don’t generally describe myself as a feminist. I’ve got my moments and have big ups for equality, but I don’t like the negative connotation that word projects. Also, I really do hate labels. But … Continue reading

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FML: Fast Internet

This entire weekend in Martinborough we’ve had to use the internet practically one at a time. The internet is just super sloooowwww. I wish I could say this is just how the countryside is, but it’s this way all over New … Continue reading

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NOM: Wine

To kick off this endeavor, I’m going to post about something that I developed a love for here in New Zealand, and am looking forward to having more of when I return to the States (and as I continue to … Continue reading

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Memory joggers

As you know, Laurel and I are avid blog attempters. We tried really hard to occasionally blog about eating food (since we’re so damn good at it). And then when we decided that since we were moving somewhere awesome, we … Continue reading

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KEWL: Franz Joseph Glacier

Whenever we’re asked what our favourite part of New Zealand is, Laurel and I usually ponder for a moment and both say “Franz Joseph glacier!” It’s definitely (and literally) the coolest thing we’ve done here. And… also one of the … Continue reading

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KEWL: Punakaiki Pancake Rocks

When driving around a country without a set itinerary, you often stumble upon things worth seeing. We happened upon the Punakaiki (say that three times fast) Pancake Rocks while heading down the west coast of the South Island, and even … Continue reading

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NOM: West Coast Brewery

Soon after we had arrived down on the South Island goals became clear: We were to taste as much beer as possible. Even if it meant going off our desired route to do so. West Coast Brewery is located in … Continue reading

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