24 Hours in Auckland – New Zealand

  Some of my Kiwi friends have proclaimed Auckland to be the most boring city in New Zealand. Sure it doesn’t have glow worm caves, enormous snow peaked mountains, or fantastic beaches, like other parts of New Zealand. But we had a day to kill there as a layover, and the weather was smashing: perfect […]

Air New Zealand Review: All Economy Airbus a320

#200199289-001 / gettyimages.com   Class & Seating On this trip, we’re flying on Air New Zealand Flight NZ718, all-economy Airbus a320 Sydney to Auckland. I’ve had some experiences with economy that have left me completely underwhelmed. Any American airline is a good example of this, as is the Australian Jetstar.  Virgin and Qantas have surprisingly […]

The Hilton – Auckland, New Zealand

If you want the best views in Auckland’s city, you need to stay at the Hilton. Being frequent travellers, we stay at the Hilton for the membership rewards. We’ve had a mix of experiences at Hilton owned hotels and resorts – ranging from the luxurious (Bora Bora), the business functional (Sydney), to the threadbare and […]