Tastebuds Will Travel

Guardian reporter Emma Johns and friend spent a two-week culinary tour of New Zealand “exploring the local flavours before attempting to recreate them ourselves.” From fine-dining in Wellington to cooking lamb fillet off a cliff in Arthur’s Pass: “One great incentive to roam, on any New Zealand road trip, is the extraordinary proximity of its different landscapes. A few hours drive can take you almost anywhere, from the coastline to the snowline; you can eat prawns for breakfast on the beach, lunch on farmed venison on the plains, and drink your sundowner atop a 3,000ft mountain.”


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Karen Walker Launching Cool and Real Wedding Line

Karen Walker Launching Cool and Real Wedding Line

New Zealand-based designer Karen Walker is expanding her business to include a fully-fledged bridal line, Karen Walker Atelier, according to Vogue magazine. To anyone who knows Walker’s kaleidoscopic prints, funky sunglasses, and…