Author Archives: Tiff and Greg

Queensland Grog files

Queensland, AU  Greg has a long-standing belief that tropical climates produce some of the best wine.  His logic comes from visiting wineries in Florida. Yes, Florida has wineries.  We’ll get to that later. The short of it is that the … Continue reading

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Taking the Long Way Around

Tiffany: So it’s that time again for Greg to take the mic for his birthday message:   Greg: 2 years ago today I wrote you  from a remote island in the middle of French Polynesia in between diving lessons. Last … Continue reading

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Living in Rural New Zealand

Helensville, New Zealand As we’ve previously noticed, the lines between rural and urban New Zealand are quite blurred.  Sheep can be found in the middle of their largest city, and when we tell New Zealanders that we lived in Helensville … Continue reading

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Then We Got Audited…

Helensville, NZ With Greg’s mom’s departure came the next phase of our adventure.  And, like every other part of this journey, it was not what we expected. This time was different though because the surprise was not a good one.  … Continue reading

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Auckland – The City of Awesome Food

Auckland, New Zealand So ends the Great Kiwi Road Trip.  Now after all that driving, Who’s hungry!? As we’ve already mentioned, there is a ton of amazing food in this country.  European food, Asian food, and of course all types … Continue reading

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It’s just so darn PRETTY!

Auckland, NZ Looking out over Auckland Bay towards Mount Rangitoto.  We don’t do this very often, but there are a number of pictures that we’ve taken around Auckland that just don’t have much of a story to them, but are … Continue reading

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Kiwis (The birds, not the people)

From Tortoise orgies to custom made giraffe barns, the Great Kiwi Roadtrip makes it’s way to the Auckland Zoo! One of the things that we absolutely had to see in New Zealand was an actual live kiwi (Finally: the bird, … Continue reading

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Storming the Hedges

Dunedin, NZ The Kiwi Roadtrip continues! At long last we finally come to it.  Our grail, our Mecca, our El Dorado, our own little land of Canaan in New Zealand, if you will. (yeah, we’re still reading the Bible.) The … Continue reading

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NZ South Island Grog Files

New Zealand – South Island Breweries Monteith’s Type: Brewery Rating: 4 sheets to the wind Website: http://www.monteiths.co.nz/ Notes: When called back to a bachelor party in Las Vegas for his own former best man, Greg could have brought his choice … Continue reading

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NZ North Island Grog Files

New Zealand – North Island Soft Drinks L & P Type: Soft Drink Rating: 3 sheets to the wind Website: http://www.cokecareers.co.nz/products (yeah, Coke bought ‘em.  That’s globozation for ya.) Notes: It would be wrong to have a page about the … Continue reading

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