The famous (or is it infamous?) question of what to pack on my trip is asked a lot online. Just Google ‘packing list’ and you’ll see heaps of examples, templates and tips. All a waste of my time. All I need are a few basic things and I’m a happy travelling geek.
Visiting the world of Tim Burton at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas
Want to get away for a few hours from the madness of Las Vegas? Looking for an original and unique thing to do in between the gambling, partying and the shows? Interested in experiencing the classic look and feel of Vegas? The Neon Museum in Las Vegas is exactly what you are looking for.
How to experience the best Birmingham city trip
Birmingham isn’t a city you would immediately think of when planning a UK city trip. Or is it just me? But why? It is the second-most populated city in the UK. There should be heaps to do and see. My recent Birmingham city trip was a real eyeopener for me.
Ticking off 15 of the most legendary road trips
Is there anything more beautiful than an endless road, a great (reliable) car and your favourite tunes? It’s road trip time… Recently I came across a list with 15 of the most legendary road trips. Great inspiration and awesome to see which ones you already have completed. That triggered an idea. I want to experience […]
Why Zwolle is the most exciting Dutch destination for gamers
For most travellers, Zwolle is pretty much like going off the beaten path in The Netherlands. The city isn’t as big or popular as Amsterdam or Rotterdam but that is about to change. There is now an important reason why computer & game geeks will add Zwolle to their must-see travel list: Dutch Computer Museum.
Time & beer in a tasty Duel: Brewery visit in Santa Fe
What to do when you have just arrived in Santa Fe, NM after a long day of roadtripping? Food first! Then checking out where the local craft breweries are. And that’s exactly how we ended up at Duel Brewing 1 hour before closing time… 60 minutes of beer tasting ahead of us. What made me […]
Ultimate travel tips for Millennials: how to avoid stress
As a travelling geek, I love to share my travel tips and to read yours, either via blog posts or in travel fora and Facebook groups. Having all this information available at the click of a button or by swiping on a touchscreen is awesome. First-time travellers have it so easy nowadays. But it also […]
Finding hoppy gems at the best little beer festival in Auckland
City of Ales aka Auckland’s best little beer festival is back. At a different location, but with a similar set-up: heaps of New Zealand craft beer breweries showcasing the latest additions to their beer menu. Let’s see if we can find some tasty gems at this best little beer festival in Auckland.
Tasting the magic of Hutton & Smith: funky & barrel aged
Brewing great craft beer is like a magic act. Something happens in plain sight yet out of sight and the audience will love it when done well. The guys behind the Hutton & Smith brewery in Chattanooga, Tennessee treated the ingredients well and turned it into remarkable craft beer.
Level up in craft beer land: 8-Bit Aleworks in Arizona (USA)
What do pixels and hops have in common? Both are equally important in Avondale, Arizona at 8-Bit Aleworks, a craft beer brewery that geeks will love. Not just craft beer geeks but game geeks as well. Craft beers with game-themed names surrounded by arcade and classic video games. This is what I imagine heaven to […]
Going Beyond Meat in the Impossible battle of the burgers
Get ready for an epic battle. Two contestants in the ring to decide which one is the best burger. Best as in tastiest burger, juicy, yummy and all the other words that you would use to describe the best burger in the world. Oh, and both burgers are plant-based!
Quest for the best: is there a reMarkable alternative?
Recently I came across the reMarkable e-ink tablet. It triggered the “yeah, I want that gadget” hormone in my geeky mind immediately. But it isn’t something you buy as an impulse purchase. Time to do some research first and to answer the questions: Is there a Remarkable alternative that is better or cheaper? Well, here’s […]
We travel. We enjoy life. We share stories.
Maybe you just came across our travel blog or maybe you’re familiar with our previous stuff (DIY-OE). As we recently launched (re-branded) our travel blog Travel.Geek.NZ we would like to tell you guys a bit more about who we are and what our plans are.
Berlin for vegetarians: how tasty is this amazing city in Germany?
The classic dishes in Berlin – no make that, in all of Germany – all contain meat: Currywurst (spicy sausage), Schnitzel (boneless meat, thinned with a meat tenderizer, coated with flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs, and then fried), and Döner (Turkish dish made of meat cooked on a vertical rotisserie). Time for me as a […]
From Vainstream 2017 to this year’s edition of the festival
Not sure whether you should add Vainstream to your festival tour or road trip this year? Well, let’s travel back in time. Back to the Vainstream 2017 moshpit. Let’s see what the Vainstream festival was like in 2017.
Visiting Wallace & Gromit and friends at ACMI in Melbourne
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is the coolest museum in Melbourne. Probably the best coolest museum in Australia… For film, video games and digital culture geeks. That’s me. This combined with the fact that the Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman exhibition was on, it was impossible to walk […]