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#CatTravels: My fishing tale at Taupō

By On April 21, 2016

When I first started planning this trip to New Zealand, one of the only things my husband wanted to do was fish. To say he’s an avid fisherman would be downplaying his… Read More


#CatTravels: Last surf before heading to Taupō

By On April 19, 2016

You can’t leave Raglan without surfing. So on our last morning in this laid-back surf town, we hiked down to Ngarunui Beach and waited for the Raglan Surfing School to show up.… Read More


#CatTravels: From wine to waves

By On April 16, 2016

There was really only one thing I wanted to do in New Zealand: surf. Well, that and pet an alpaca, but that was about it. So since I did the vast majority… Read More


#CatTravels: A day trip to Waiheke Island

By On April 15, 2016

For a moment, I regretted my decision to skip Auckland. I had planned our nine days in New Zealand with our top picks in mind: visiting wineries, checking out the surf in… Read More


Learning wine from the master

By On February 5, 2016

I know hardly anything about wine. Except that it’s alcoholic, it comes from grapes, and I like it. Like most wine novices, I’m stuck in a single category of wine. Right now,… Read More