48 Hours in Auckland – A Guide to Dining and Exploring the City and its Surrounds

48 Hours in Auckland – A Guide to Dining and Exploring the City and its Surrounds

New Zealand is gaining popularity as a travel destination due to the wide expanse of nature in the country. While I spent most of my time visiting South Island, it was to ski in the resorts around Queenstown in Wanaka. However, Auckland is probably the point of entry for most international visitors on account of [...]

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Wine and Dine at DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

Wine and Dine at DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

Breakfast at Wakatipu Grill While we stayed at the DoubleTree in Queenstown, we had breakfast and dinner at the Wakatipu Grill, as they are the only restaurant serving breakfast which was served from 6 to 10:30am on weekdays and till as late as 11am on weekends. The restaurant is located in the Hilton Hotel, adjacent [...]

Relax and Dine at The Pier First Class Lounge in Hong Kong

Relax and Dine at The Pier First Class Lounge in Hong Kong

Prior to this, I had made a review of Cathay Pacific's excellent new First Class lounge called 'The Pier' in its main hub of Hong Kong. However that lounge review was done in conjuction with the other First Class lounge 'The Wing'. This review will concentrate on 'The Pier' itself as that was where I [...]