New Zealand

taste of the tasman emirates

AUCKLAND | The City Lane was recently flown to Auckland by Emirates to participate in a very special lunch. The purpose of this lunch? To showcase the Australian and New Zealand wines that are available on Trans-Tasman Emirates First and Business Class cabins, as well as the First and Business

beervana wellington new zealand 2015

Given the strength of Australia’s craft beer scene, it can be easy to think that we are the rulers of this domain in the Southern Hemisphere, however it is important to remember that long before there was the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS), there was Beervana, and before that… well we

raglan roast coffee wellington new zealand

Raglan Roast Coffee Wellington is going to be the subject of what is quite possibly my shortest review to date. At first, I wondered whether I should even bother but you know what, I like telling you all about where I’ve had good stuff be it food, drinks or travel experiences

beervana wellington 2014

Beervana is an annual beer festival held in Wellington, New Zealand that aims to showcase the best that the country’s craft brewers have to offer. It runs across 2 days, with over 200 craft beers from New Zealand (and some from Australia) on offer. I attended in 2013 and was so impressed by Wellington and

ortega fish shack wellington review where to eat

Ortega Fish Shack & Bar Wellington has the stated aim to “provide an atmosphere where you can really relax and enjoy an evening of fine food, fine wine and great service, that won’t break the bank”. This is certainly something that I can get on board with and, after having the

flight coffee hangar

Flight Coffee Hangar Wellington is one of the places that came up consistently when I was doing my research into where to get great coffee in Wellington. Flight Coffee is a speciality coffee roaster and the “Hangar” is their cafe and up until recently, was where the roasting was done too.

duke carvell's wellington swan lane emporium

Duke Carvell’s Wellington aka Duke Carvell’s Emporium aka Duke Carvell’s Swan Lane Emporium depending on your fondness for wordiness appears to at first glance tick all of the boxes of a modern day restaurant (or should I say bar/eatery). Located down a laneway off Cuba Street, enter through the front door

wellington craft beer guide new zealand

Wellington, New Zealand and craft beer go together like Winston Churchill and a cigar, hipsters and sriracha, caramel and salt and… you get the picture. I travelled to Wellington last year for Beervana, which is an annual festival put on to showcase the best of craft beer from New Zealand