Your essential guide for tipping in Europe

Are you visiting a country where tipping is customary or required? Appreciated but not expected? Or practically unheard-of? The truth is, tipping rules vary from country-to-country, from region-to-region, and from scenario-to-scenario. For example, a simple rounding up of the bill may be fine in some places, but insufficient, or even rude in others. These kinds of uncertainties […]

Your essential guide to tipping in Latin America and the Caribbean

Are you visiting a country where tipping is customary or required? Appreciated but not expected? Or practically unheard-of? The truth is, tipping rules vary from country-to-country, from region-to-region, and from scenario-to-scenario. For example, a simple rounding up of the bill may be fine in some places, but insufficient, or even rude in others. These kinds of uncertainties […]

Ten hot tips on how to apres ski in Wanaka – and ten Apres Ski perils to avoid

1. Before heading out for apres ski activities make sure you are dressed for the occasion. Don a pair of new season uggies – over skinny leg jeans of course – to channel modern fashion icons like Kate Moss and Sarah Jessica Parker. 2. Explore Middle Earth first hand. Visit the NZ Fighter Pilots Museum […]