Apart from the excellent wine, cheeses, and the common fish and chips, Kiwis have quite the array of unique and unusual foods that are definitely worth a try. During our trip to New Zealand, we tried some typical foods not found anywhere else.
Empty roads, loose restrictions on freedom camping, and unbeatable scenery: traveling around New Zealand is best done by campervan. Starting in Queenstown, we made our way up to Christchurch exploring the South Island, before crossing the Cook Strait to Wellington. From there, we headed north through rugged National Parks, thermal pools, and beaches, only to end our journey in the city that hosts 31% of the countries’ population: Auckland.
If you’re walking through the international food isle you wouldn’t exactly expect Australian foods. Nevertheless, having spent over a year in Australia, there are definitely certain foods and drinks you can call Australian, including some you wouldn’t expect.
Thanks to the thriving arts, food, music, and sport scenes in Melbourne, there are plenty of festivals throughout the year all over the city. In October, we already covered the Melbourne Marathon, and this post summarizes a few more we don’t want you to miss.
As our time in Australia comes to an end, it is time to cover our home base: Melbourne. This city is often dubbed “the most livable city in the world” because of its arts, education, food, health, infrastructure, parks, and sports. After living here for a year we wholeheartedly agree: Melbourne is a great place to live.
We, Mark & Herta, are currently backpacking through Europe, and eventually planning to settle in London. Beyond that? The possibilities are endless.Read Mark & Herta’s full story.