Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Collection: Stay Awhile


Please forgive me for being remiss, dear readers: I’ve known about Mr & Mrs Smith for years, but have neglected to share until now.

Allow me to remedy my oversight and introduce you to some truly spectacular couple-friendly “hotel porn” from around the world.

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New Zealand: 2 Islands, 12 Days – Pt. 2

Continued from
New Zealand: 2 Islands, 12 Days – Pt. 1

 

West coast of New Zealand's South Island (all post photos by Andy Beal)

 

My friends Sheila & Andy Beal, the writer-photographer/husband-wife team behind the award-winning blog Go Visit Hawaii, often find themselves in places that aren’t Hawaii. They recently took their first trip to the North & South Islands of New Zealand, and Sheila graciously agreed to share it with me — and you, as well.

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New Zealand: 2 Islands, 12 Days – Pt. 1

 

 

New Zealand's Southern Alps (all photos by Andy Beal)

 

 

My friends Sheila & Andy Beal, the writer-photographer/husband-wife team behind the award-winning blog Go Visit Hawaii, often find themselves in places that aren’t Hawaii. They recently took their first trip to the North & South Islands of New Zealand, and Sheila graciously agreed to share it with me — and you, as well. [Read more…]

Images of New Zealand

Lake Matheson near Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

In what can only be described as a retirement dream (that is, besides retirement itself), Adam’s mom and step-dad took a gobsmacking three-month journey around New Zealand in early 2009. This is the heart-stopping, inspiring and altogether exciting photographic evidence that, well…their trip really happened.

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Adventures in the Front of the Plane

Air New Zealand first class, Rarotonga to Auckland

We just celebrated our 10th anniversary with a trip to the Cook Islands.  For the long journey and special occasion, we used some of our airline miles to book — for the first time in our lives — seats in the front of the plane.

The challenge now?  Forgetting how business class feels…as we head on back to coach.

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