Museum Art Hotel- Contemporary Art Meets Boutique Chic

Museum Art Hotel- Contemporary Art Meets Boutique Chic

The Hotel This stylish boutique hotel is sure to impress with its funky contemporary decor and award winning restaurant Hippopotamus serving delectable French style cuisine. The paintings, sculptures, and limited edition super bikes adorning the foyer are all by New Zealand artists and are from owner Chris Parkin’s private collection; reflecting his own personal style and taste in art. The […]

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November 11, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

  The waterfront in the CBD is the best place in all of Wellington to spend a sunny day.  Wellington’s waterfront has activities galore no matter what your outdoor hobby of choice is.  You can find a few playgrounds and open grass areas for the kids to play, bike and quadricycle rental as well as boat and canoe hire.  There’s […]

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October 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

A Little Mermaid-esk Dive in the Gilies

A Little Mermaid-esk Dive in the Gilies

Diving is always an unworldly and unforgettable experience, however my dive to Meno Wall just off Gili Air was by far the most magical dive I have ever done. It’s a 20 meter dive which means that anyone with their open water certificate can do it and people that prefer to snorkel can still enjoy great views of the fish […]

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October 19, 2012 at 9:55 am

The Embassy Theatre – Movies Set in a Historic Beauty

Interior of the Embassy Theatre, Wellington, looking towards the stage, ca 1925

If you’re an advent movie goer this is the place to go.  Although there are many movie theatres scattered throughout Wellington this is a cut above the rest.  Built in 1924 originally as a silent film house of the 1920’s and 30’s, it was then refurbished in 2003 for the world premier of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings- […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:46 am

St James Theatre

St James Theatre

This renewed historic theatre in the heart of the “Arts Capital” of New Zealand is home to The Royal New Zealand Ballet as well as many operas and theatre productions that go on throughout the year.  With its elaborately decorated auditorium transporting you back to early 1900’s. It boasts a 3 floor theatre and is just the right size that you are […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:26 am

Alang Alang Hotel

Alang Alang Hotel

The Tranquil setting of Alang Alang is located just past the main strip of Singgigi on Lombok Island.  Set amongst lush green gardens and tall coconut trees it’s a great place to relax and escape the crowds and noise of town but still be a short cab away.  The beach is located in a little cove where you can spot […]

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October 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm

The Haven Hotel and Suites

The Haven Hotel and Suites

If you’re looking for high end with high value while in Bali, look no further then The Haven Hotel and Suites. Situated in the bustling area of Seminyak this new hotel has 5 star amenities without the cost.  The hotel is split into two parts, one side being the Hotel with a long sun filled pool and loungers while the suites side […]

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September 28, 2012 at 9:10 am

Coffee “Connoisseuring” in Salento, Columbia

Coffee “Connoisseuring” in Salento, Columbia

Salento is a quaint country town located 25km from the area’s capital of Armenia.  Renowned for its coffee plantations and jaw dropping landscape this is a perfect little getaway from all the hustle and bustle of some of the big buzzing cities of Colombia.  With one main plaza and only about a dozen small side streets it’s extremely easy to […]

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September 26, 2012 at 10:05 pm