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Waiheke Island: New Zealand Gem with Winieries and Beaches Galore

If I had to pick out my favorite place in New Zealand I would have to say the charming island of Waiheke- Pronounce Why Hickey- like those nasty kiss marks teenagers often experience!  Waiheke is a small island off the Coast of Auckland.  It’s about a 45 minute ferry ride from Britomart Station in the […]

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Australian Pub Culture: A Bartender’s Tales and Tips

I never thought I would learn so much about the Australian culture by working at a pub in the city.  There really is no better way to meet and get to know locals than being around them in an element where they feel the most comfortable.  I have been working at a pub called The […]

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Melbourne, Australia: 4 Seasons in 1 day!

Melbourne, which is pronounced Melbin, is the second largest city in Australia and has a lot to offer.  I just got back from a nice 3 day visit in Melbourne and absolutely loved the city.  My best friend Lexy, who was visiting from New York City, and I went to visit my friend Rhodri and […]

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Drinking Down Under: Well They Try and Limit The Aussies…

When I first came to Australia I was expecting very lax alcohol and drinking laws and the beer to inexpensively flow like water.  I was under the impression that Aussies were kind of lushes and just assumed it was because it was cheap and readily available, such as Mexico.  This is not the case unfortunately […]