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Sydney

Layover in Sydney

We had a 5 hour layover in Sydney so we took the train to Circular Quay . . . because Sydney Harbour is always a good idea.

Star of Greece

McLaren Vale Restaurants

McLaren Vale is famous for their wine, but you gotta eat! Here are a few restaurants that stood out during our three days there.

Hugh Hamilton Wines

Hugh Hamilton Wines

Hugh Hamilton Wines, or as I call it, The Black Sheep Winery, is my favorite winery in McLaren Vale, South Australia.

McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail

McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail

The Cheese and Wine Trail is a four course progressive picnic offered by Blessed Cheese that takes place at four of McLaren Vale’s wineries.

Melbourne

Eating in Melbourne

I spent a day exploring eating in Melbourne, Australia. Nothing fancy . . . just honest-to-goodness good eats.

Akaroa

Akaroa, New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand is a beautiful harbour town a short 1.5 hours from Christchurch.

Cathedral Cove

Cathedral Cove

Cathedral Cove in New Zealand is one of the most picturesque spots on The Coromandel Peninsula.

United Island Hopper

Island Hopper

The Island Hopper is a United Airlines flight from Honolulu to Guam that makes stops in Majuro, Kwajalein, Pohnpei, and Chuuk.