Weekend away: Newcastle

The Thirsty Travellers are big fans of Newcastle’s relaxed vibe and gorgeous beaches. We have an added soft spot for the place because we were both born at the Mater Hospital -with the same obstetrician – in Waratah. Talk about a happy co-incidence! We’ve spent some lovely weekends in Newcastle together over the years. The…

Jet boating on the Wairau River

The Thirsty Travellers enjoyed an early Christmas present on Monday: a jet boating ride in Tea Anau. It was filled with so many wow moments. DJ was mad keen to jet boat during our holiday on New Zealand’s South Island and we ended up doing it in the most perfect location. As we were driving…

Long lunching with Fourny & Fils

Sipping Fourny & Fils at Aria Restaurant on a gorgeous spring day was a delicious treat this week. Ginger was lucky enough to be seated next to the guest of honour, Charles-Henry Fourny, a fifth generation champagne producer. Charles is the eldest of two brothers who run Veuve Fourny & Fils, located in the premier…