As we toughed it through another “freezing” winter here on the tropical Gold Coast of Australia, I reflected on the lifestyle choice we have made. I came here to escape the cold and the place is full of it – ice cream, gelato, sorbet, ice blocks, icy poles, Golden Gaytimes, snow cones… Continue reading The choices we make
Since we are staying in Queenstown, not far from the Arrowtown turn off, we decided to take a stroll along part of the Lake Hayes walkway. If you are familiar with the area, we parked at Bendemeer Bay and walked … Continue reading Lake Hayes Walkway – near Arrowtown, New Zealand
While humans are on call in Queenstown for Christmas week, the doglets get to go too – on their first long holiday! Woohoo! Very excited. As soon as we left the suburbs of Christchurch and started travelling faster, doglets were … Continue reading Doglets go on their Christmas hols to Queenstown
It’s a fairly common question for travellers with long layovers at LAX. What exactly do you do? LAX isn’t the nicest of airports, though it has improved in recent years. Also for New Zealander’s and Australian’s (and likely others) one … Continue reading Long layover at LAX – what to do?
I had a day off work in the middle of last week (for my birthday), we decided to take a trip over to the port town of Lyttelton which is less than 30 minutes drive from central Christchurch city. As a … Continue reading Visiting the port town of Lyttelton, New Zealand
It was a drizzly autumn day last weekend, and as dachshunds are fair weather doglets only, we decided to chance it and hope for the best with a trip to the beach. Good decision, as it cleared a bit while … Continue reading Doglets go to the beach
A friend asked if we wanted to meet with Alice and Celia at the beach with some other sausagey friends on Saturday. We don’t live near the beach, its about 30 minutes away, so its a place we never take our doglets. … Continue reading Doglets go to the beach