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The capital of New Zealand, Wellington home to a vast array of restaurants, cafe's and coffee shops. There's a saying flying around that it has
'more restaurants per capita than New York'. Who knows how much truth is in that! Needless to say, there are some fantastic places to eat and drink. Bearing this in mind, I am going to explore the city over the coming months, trialling coffee, cake and other fantastic food. I am no coffee connoisseur, let me put that out their straight away. I have to confess that I've only been drinking coffee for 6 months! However, as I am sure is normal for all newbie coffee drinkers I have become a self-confessed coffee snob, having sourced a handful of coffee shops at which I return time and time again. Let the search for the best 'coffee and cake' in Wellington begin!
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Prefab, Greenland Cafe, Memphis Belle
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After years of travelling and lugging around a 70L rucksack packed to the brim with every pocket bulging with 'just in case'items, I decided to travel light and travel smart, reducing my luggage and I must say, increasing the enjoyment. It's really quite exhilarating to travel with less luggage. You should try it!
Here's my 15 top tips to travel lighter and smarter!
It's an adventure simply getting to Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in the Amazon Basin, which makes it even more special. Surrounded by incredible fauna and vast numbers of wildlife in their natural habitats make for a stunning canoeing experience. The real highlight for me is fishing for piranha! A must do!
Wilderness and Alaska, the two go hand in hand and I wanted to experience both. My travels took me to Seward on the Kenai Peninsula, which seemed like the perfect location to be at one with nature and the aforementioned wilderness. Kayaks loaded...
Whether you're a traveller on a budget or are flush with cash, everyone wants to see incredible sights and partake in interesting activities whilst exploring a new city. If they happen to be free of charge, that's a bonus! So, bearing this in mind and in no particular order here are my top 5 free things to do in Wellington, New Zealand.
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Two contrasting islands; Nanuya Lailai, simplicity at it's finest, a bure with no electricity located on a pristine beach followed by a touch of luxury on Waya Island, yoga on the beach, massages and cocktails.
Are you visiting Wellington, New Zealand? Or perhaps you already live here? Either way if you love your food and drink and looking for some suggestions from a Wellingtonian on where to eat and drink then read on! Here are my top picks, the places I would recommend to friends, those where I return time and time again. Read more... Top food and drink picks from a Wellingtonian, Wellington, New Zealand
Goreme, Cappadocia trying to recover from a 10+ hour horror bus trip whilst exploring spectacular fairy chimneys, going 60 metres underground and drinking insane amounts of Powerade!