Wellington is also fondly known as Wellywood because of the rise of movie filming in and around the around the area. There’s even talk of the city erecting a Wellywood sign similar to Hollywood’s (although many locals hate that idea so much they’ve taken to the streets with signs and banners in protest). The Lord […]
If you keep up with us on Twitter, you’ll remember that we recently spent quite a few extra days in Wellington than planned. As much as we love the city (and all the great food!), we weren’t so keen on the snow that arrived the day we planned to leave! Wellington very rarely sees snow […]
Wellington is known as the culinary capital of New Zealand, so we knew we wanted to experience more of what it had to offer our taste buds on this second visit to Wellywood (which also included another trip to the Weta Cave, where we were lucky enough to find someone willing to jump start our […]
There’s not much that Cheviot can claim in the way of tourism. It’s positioned right on Highway 1 an hour and a half north of Christchurch and 45 minutes south of Kaikoura. There’s one petrol station, a handful of cafes, and a convenience store for groceries. We spent a few days here in June, but […]
Can you even believe we’ve been gone for six whole months?! It seems like an eternity, but at the same time, it feels like it was just yesterday that we arrived at the airport in Auckland and started our journey in the Land of the Long White Cloud.