Queenstown for beginners by Rachel Monk


The land of the long white cloud may be just a quick jaunt across the Tasman, but I’d never experienced what it has to offer. I know New Zealand has plenty for tourists to enjoy, thanks to those perky Kiwi TV commercials. I could have visited Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, not to mention all of […]

Snow sloths, snow bunnies & snow men: Fancy a trip to NZ for the season?


I fall into the ‘snow sloth’ category. My natural habitat is under a snowy white doona or sipping schnapps on the rocks. I tried skiing once. My skis fell off on a downhill run, I went snowblind and all the skin peeled off my face. To snow, I say no (unless I am watching it […]