Outside The Flying Burrito Brothers - a great family-friendly Mexican restaurant in Christchurch, New Zealand We’d had a couple of places in mind when we set out to find dinner our first night in Christchurch. Each one proved to be either too expensive, too crowded, or too zen f
Mahi Winery, Marlborough, New Zealand Mahi Winery’s bright, modern tasting room/cellar door is open for tasting from 10.00am to 4.30pm, seven days a week. We tasted: 2008 Sauvignon Blanc – Made with a blend of wine from seven different vineyards, all in the Marlborough region.
Slick modern tasting room/cellar door at Grove Mill, a Marlborough winery. Grove Mill has a bright and airy tasting room/cellar door. It offers complimentary tastings and an aroma demonstration. It allows visitors learn about the typical aromas associated with a Marlboroug
The tasting room/cellar door at Te Whare Ra - a family owned winery in Marlborough. Te Whare Ra is exactly the kind of winery we really love to visit. It’s family owned and run. The driveway is gravel and the setting simple. Their tasting room is cozy and cute but de
Spy Valley Wines, Marlborough, New ZealandSpy Valley’s cellar door is open 7 days a week. It’s sleek modern style showcases huge windows with sweeping views of the grapes with which they make their delicious wine. …
Outside the entrance to The Wine Room, a great place to sample the region's wine in Marlborough, New Zealand The Wine Room is a tasting room run by a group of different wineries. They carry a wide selection of the region’s wines and it was an easy way to find out about a lot
The entrance to The Secret Garden, a fabulous restaurant in Blenheim, New Zealand After a great day spent happily tasting the Marlborough region’s fabulous wine, we headed out to dinner in Blenheim. We’d been impressed with the area’s laid-back tranquility during the day but Ble
"Giapo - Genuine Italian Gelato" - a sweet treat in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand We had just eaten dinner at the very affordably priced E Chi Ban Cafe right across the street. We started strolling back to our hotel when we spotted a gelato place across the street
E Chi Ban Cafe, a relaxed, family-friendly restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand E Chi Ban is a relaxed cafe which seems to serve just about everything. You can get a specialty coffee at the coffee bar, get a fresh sandwich or order from a variety of Indian, Chinese or Thai meals.