Dreaming Of: New Zealand (again!)

You guys, I really cannot properly emphasize how wonderful and life-changing my trip to New Zealand was last year. Even after going to South Africa, which was HIGH on the bucket list for decades, my reverence for Kiwiland remained undiminished. It was quite simply the best trip ever. Piggybacking off the three Oscar nominations for The ...

Video: The Spire Hotel in Queenstown

The last 3 nights of my New Zealand trip, I stayed at The Spire Hotel in Queenstown. It was one of the best hotel experiences of my life. Owned and operated by two very young, ridiculously hard-working sisters, Amelia and Lucy Gain, The Spire Hotel was named Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel in 2011, as well as New ...