Biking, Cycling Trips, New Zealand, Wine Tasting, Wining and Dining

Hawkes Bay Winetasting on a Bike!

Hawkes Bay and its surrounding areas has some of New Zealands most stable climate and is therefore an ideal place to grow wine grapes. Tour operators running wine tasting day trips are plentiful, but renting a bike will save you money which instead could be used for the two to ten dollar fees that most […]

New Zealand, Wine Tasting, Wining and Dining

Stingrays, Winetasting and Sunrises in Gisborne

Gisborne is known as the surfing capital of New Zealand and the regional capital of New Zealand’s Eastern Cape. The region is known for its good conditions to grow fruits, nuts and wine grapes. Right when we got to Gisborne we went to a place called Smash Palace where we had ordered wine tasting, which […]

Australia, Wine Tasting, Wining and Dining

Hunter Valley and Barrington Tops

Driving from Sydney we got a chance to stop by Cessnock in the Hunter Valley to do some wine tasting. The McGuian winery pulled out around ten different wines for us to taste, which made the rest of the drive up to Barrington Tops more fun. As soon as we arrived the Twistops Retreat in […]

Argentina, La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure, Wine Tasting, Wining and Dining

The Wine Region of Cafayate

Around 200 kilometers south of Salta is a valley called Cafayate which is known for its good conditions for growing wine, having around 240 sunny days a year. I had booked a 12 hour day trip that would take me there starting with an early hotel pickup at our hotel in Salta around 7 o’clock. […]

Snowboarding/skiing, South Africa, Wine Tasting

Day Trips from Cape Town

There are several day trips I would recommend from Cape Town, and with car rental in South Africa being both cheap and easy, there are many possibilities for exploring the surroundings of the city. The hardest part is usually getting used to driving on the wrong side of the road, but after the first few […]