Roomers Hotel Baden-Baden – The Best Marriott Category 4?

It took almost 3 hours for us to drive from Frankfurt to Baden-Baden. The drive should normally take no more than 1.5 hours, but construction along the A6 and heavy traffic delayed our arrival. It was almost mid-afternoon by the time we arrived at the hotel. While the highways around …

Following Tragedy, Air New Zealand Cancels Regional Flights to/from Christchurch

Last night we were struck by tragedy yet again within a week. Two or more men attacked two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, killing at least 49 people and leaving many in critical condition. My sincerest condolences to the families of those affected by this tragedy and …

This Easy/MUST DO New Zealand Hike is the Best of Them All

Day 2 of our camping adventure started off great with our morning photo walk at Tasman Lake (mentioned in the earlier post). After that all of our plans sort of fell apart. When we visited the Mt Cook Visitor’s Center to check in for the hike to Mueller Hut, we …

You Won’t Believe How Gorgeous This Lake Is…

The next stop on our little camping trip to Middle Earth was Tasman Glacier and Lake inside the Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand. At 27 km, the Tasman Glacier is the longest Glacier in New Zealand. The glacier is receding at an unprecedented 400-800m every year now leading  …