Saturday, December 4, 2021

AKL-PPT Upgrade FAIL

So I'm in coach from AKL to PPT. I tried everything upon arriving in AKL to have my voluntary downgrade to economy changed to business. I tried two times at the Air New Zealand...

Novotel Wellington Review: Platinum Style

We Thought You Were Cool tells the story of how my platinum status expired after signing up on a Polish website for instant top-tier status. I didn't get a lot of use out of being a platinum except for my trip to Windy Wellington. The Novotel there was reasonably priced at around $139 NZD a night and offered a $30/day hotel credit that I used on bottles of Sauvignon Blanc.

Guns & Butter: Wellington Travel Guide

Windy Wellington! Do you know that Wellington is the capital of New Zealand? Seriously, it isn't Auckland. I've traveled near and far and have to say that Wellington is far. Just look at the Great Circle Mapper to see how far it is from the hometown of Flint.

Waimauku: Wine Tasting in Auckland

Wine Tasting Auckland is part of the Tahiti Triumph Trip Report. It covers the following cities: NYC JFK Dubai, UAE Shanghai, China Papeete, Tahiti Bora Bora, Tahiti Moorea, Tahiti Auckland, New Zealand Hong Kong...

Wine Station Blenheim New Zealand: Wine Tasting the Right Way

Wine Station Blenheim New Zealand is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. Thanks to late night drinking and eating at Raizada, we had to cancel the wine bike tour (rescheduled for the next...

Blind Taste Tasting @ NZ’s Oldest Riverside Tavern

I am a pro when it comes to wine tasting, but beer? Not so much. 

Hans Herzog Vineyard New Zealand: Yes to Wine, Pass on Food

Is it possible to eat and drink anymore than I did on this trip? Of course it is.

The Vineyard Cottages Auckland: Best Hideaway Yet

Vineyard Cottages is part of the Tahiti Triumph Trip Report. It covers the following cities: NYC JFK Dubai, UAE Shanghai, China Papeete, Tahiti Bora Bora, Tahiti Moorea, Tahiti Auckland, New Zealand Hong Kong Island ...

Wine Tours by Bike NZ: A Must for Wine Enthusiasts

I can't ride a bike well. Granted I only ride once every few years and only out of tourism necessity.

Guns & Butter: Auckland Travel Guide (Not City Centre Edition)

I had one day in Auckland to do and see as much as I could. Mission accomplished. 
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