Tag Archives: Travel + Leisure

Baldwin Street an Ever Instagrammed Steep

Baldwin Street an Ever Instagrammed Steep

“If you find yourself near Dunedin anytime soon, put on your most comfortable walking shoes and head to Baldwin Street for a seriously trippy Instagram opportunity,” Travel + Leisure journalist Nina Ruggiero recommends. “Baldwin…

Moeraki Boulders Should Be On Your Bucket List

Moeraki Boulders Should Be On Your Bucket List

For many, traveling to New Zealand is a dream trip. “The Moeraki Boulders—perfectly rounded and smooth boulders that scatter the South Island’s Koekohe Beach” are one of the island’s “unique natural wonders you don’t…

How to Visit New Zealand’s Favorite National Park

How to Visit New Zealand’s Favorite National Park

“Located on the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island, Abel Tasman National Park is a favorite for locals and visitors alike.” In an article in Travel + Leisure, G. S. McClure…

NZ Is the Hottest New Spot for Vacation Homes

NZ Is the Hottest New Spot for Vacation Homes

“Auckland has replaced Toronto as the most popular luxury market for wealthy individuals who are looking to buy a second home, according to a report from Christie’s International Real Estate,” writes Christopher Tkaczyk in…

Air NZ Invites James Corden to Host Cockpit Karaoke

Air NZ Invites James Corden to Host Cockpit Karaoke

Air New Zealand has invited Carpool Karaoke host James Corden for a round of cockpit karaoke with “a genuinely funny pitch,” as reported in Travel+Leisure. “Hey James Corden, we’ve got a pitch for…

Waiheke One of World’s Best Islands

Waiheke One of World’s Best Islands

Waiheke has placed forth in Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual top ten best islands in the world survey for 2016, ahead of Bali, Hawaii and the Greek islands. It was also named the top…

In New Zealand, Food Is as Dramatic and Diverse as its Scenery

In New Zealand, Food Is as Dramatic and Diverse as its Scenery

“On the South Island of New Zealand, just about anything grows—and a group of inspired chefs and winemakers are turning the fruit of the land into a distinctive national cuisine,” writes Kevin West for…

Explore Otherworldly New Zealand by Drone

Explore Otherworldly New Zealand by Drone

After one swooping panoramic, filmed with a 3D Robotics drone, you’ll see why New Zealand is such a popular place to go, according to Travel + Leisure magazine. “I was out exploring New Zealand …

New Zealand Voted Best Destination for Solo Travelers

New Zealand Voted Best Destination for Solo Travelers

New Zealand has been ranked the best destination for solo travellers on a list created by Travel and Leisure. Safety and the ability to connect to people and culture while travelling are…

Simon Baeyertz Helping Reclaim Puerto Rico’s Food Paradise

Simon Baeyertz Helping Reclaim Puerto Rico’s Food Paradise

New Zealander Simon Baeyertz, a “music-business refugee” who once worked with Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson, is now the owner of and the driving force behind Caribbean hotel El Blok. Along…

New Zealand Best Place to Travel on Your Own

New Zealand Best Place to Travel on Your Own

New Zealand is the world’s safest, friendliest, and best place to travel on your own, according to Travel + Leisure magazine. The publication “crunched the numbers from the Global Peace Index, which ranks 162 nations…

Fusion Finds at Bobby Chinn in Hanoi

Fusion Finds at Bobby Chinn in Hanoi

Famed Hanoi chef Bobby Chinn, who was born in Auckland, serves a fusion of his influences – French, Californian, Middle Eastern – with Vietnamese dishes. Restaurant Bobby Chinn is recommended in a Forbes feature…

As If You Needed Another Reason to Go Down Under

As If You Needed Another Reason to Go Down Under

Waiheke Island’s “stylish hotel” Oyster Inn has its own selection of fashionable Waihetian beach accessories available on site at their shop; souvenirs worth the trip to New Zealand, according to Condé Nast Traveler. “We’ve always…

Amongst the World’s Best

Amongst the World’s Best

Three New Zealand hotels are included in the 2013 Travel + Leisure compendium of the top-rated 500 hotels around the globe with The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs taking the No 16 spot…