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School Holidays are Cool Holidays

It’s family fun-time in New Zealand and Australia right now, so families are cruising around New Zealand looking for things that can entertain the whole family without necessarily ‘breaking the bank’.  So to that end, we thought we’d put...
Spring is King!

Spring is King!

We live for Spring here in the Wakatipu Basin. Don’t get me wrong, obviously we’re pretty mad about the Winter season itself, but for some reason Spring has a vibe to it unlike the rest of the busier seasons – let me explain why you might think about...
Winterfest is 100 days away!

Winterfest is 100 days away!

It always seems to sneak up on us every year.  One minute we’re donning our bikini’s and budgie-smugglers trying to cool off during the warm Summer days on the Wakatipu lakefront, the next we’re complaining about needing to upgrade our thermals and...
#Winteriscoming – which mountain is for you?

#Winteriscoming – which mountain is for you?

We’re  pretty lucky here in the Queenstown Lakes District in that we’ve got not 1, but 4 different Winter resorts to throw yourself down when the snow comes calling.  But if you’re never been here before, which one is for you? Coronet Peak:  The...
The ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’t’s of #HostelLyf

The ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’t’s of #HostelLyf

Generally we’re of the opinion that most people are pretty good when it comes to the way they conduct themselves in life, however there’s always a few bad eggs that ruin it for the rest.  Unfortunately if one person has an issue with another, that issue...