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We do more than just posting stories about and taking photos of amazing countries or fun cool cities worldwide. We are passionate about being geeky. We are Travel.Geek.NZ.

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We love to share stories. Check out our latest blog posts and use it to plan your next trip. Enjoy reading our travel blog posts.

Tasting the magic of Hutton & Smith: funky & barrel aged

By Martijn - 3 December 2018 - 0 Comments
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Craft beer tasting at Hutton & Smith

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.

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Why Munich has more to offer than just Oktoberfest

By Travel Geek - 30 November 2018 - 0 Comments
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The effervescent sprawling capital city of Bavaria is well known for its beauty, incredible architecture, romance, culture, and mouth-watering food. Oh, and of course, the very stuff legends are made of, their annual Oktoberfest. Bavaria in Germany is a fascinating corner of the globe and one you could spend a virtual lifetime exploring and not even end up scratching the surface.

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Level up in craft beer land: 8-Bit Aleworks in Arizona (USA)

By Martijn - 5 November 2018 - 0 Comments
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8-bit Aleworks craft beer tasting

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 look like.

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Is the nhow hotel the best place in Rotterdam for urban geeks?

By Travel Geek - 29 October 2018 - 0 Comments
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To be honest, Rotterdam has so much more to offer than Amsterdam. Of all Dutch cities, Rotterdam is truly our favourite. Oops did we say the wrong thing Dutchies? So when we had the opportunity to spend a night in the tallest building of Rotterdam, we didn't have to think long and were on our way to nhow Rotterdam.

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Going Beyond Meat in the Impossible battle of the burgers

By Martijn - 24 October 2018 - 0 Comments
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Best burger in town Impossible vs Byonds Meat

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!

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How to work borderless and get paid borderless

By Travel Geek - 23 October 2018 - 0 Comments
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Replace your traditional bank with a modern version

Digital Nomads your dreams are coming true. It is now even easier to get paid borderless. No more being tied to a bank account in your home country or having to open a bank account in the country you're working in. Financial freedom is now easier than ever before.

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Iconic trip to the red heaven of the Ferrari Museum in Italy

By Travel Geek - 22 October 2018 - 0 Comments
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Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy

No matter if you're a petrol head or not, the Ferrari name rings a bell for almost anyone. The name is synonymous with speed, victory, and the colour red. When we had the chance to make a stopover in Maranello (close to Modena), we went for it straight away. Why? Maranello is home to the famous Ferrari brand and home of the Ferrari Museum. No car geek can say no to an opportunity like that!

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Every traveller will have a great time in London

By Travel Geek - 20 September 2018 - 0 Comments
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Getting around in London is easy. Just hop onto the Tube

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year, millions of people from all over the world head to the city to explore its many museums, see its sights, sample the edible delights available at its many excellent restaurants, and much more. This post will provide information about London, including a rundown of some of the best sights and attractions in the city.

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Foodie travel tips: how to taste the best of each country

By Travel Geek - 7 September 2018 - 0 Comments
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Food market in Helsinki Finland

Travel is about so much more than sitting by a pool and topping up your tan. Or visiting the same tourist sites as everyone else or heading to the hotel restaurant every night. Travel should be about soaking up the culture of the location you are visiting. Getting to know the locals, trying new things and having an adventure.

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Manchester will surprise you. It's far from being ‘grim' up North!

By Travel Geek - 1 September 2018 - 0 Comments
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Old Trafford in Manchester

Mention Manchester to a lot of people and they will either talk about one of the two great football teams there or about the rain. Squeezing this great northern city down to just these though is to miss out on many great things. Manchester definitely is a top destination to visit in the UK.

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This is why we're a different kind of travel blog!

Travel.Geek.NZ is a travel blog that does more than just blogging about travel. Yes, of course, we love to visit amazing destinations worldwide but it's not just seeing it's also experiencing. For us, it's all about living like a local and really tasting the city or country. Meeting new people and learning from their customs and travel tips.

Plus, we combine travelling with the other things we are passionate about:

  • Tasting great craft beer - visiting craft beer breweries, talking to the geniuses behind the amazing brews and spending time at taprooms worldwide to tast amazing craft beer.
  • Eating local food - tasting the local cuisine (vegetarian & vegan as well) is what we love to do when we are overseas. Our bloggers are real foodies, down to earth and only focussed on flavour.
  • Using and testing gadgets - Gadgets will make your travels more fun or easier. We'll blog about gadget news and the items we have tested ourselves. All blog posts come from our experience.
  • Experiencing music - Visiting record stores, going to see (local or international) bands play live, it's all part of our travelling days.
  • Sleeping in amazing accommodations - There are lots of places where you can spend the night. We like our accommodation to be a bit different than a regular hostel or hotel. All our accommodation reviews and tips are listed here.

And much more, there's so much more to do and see so not all blog posts fit the items listed above. Have a great time travelling. Travel.Geek.NZ will be your inspiration when planning your trip. The rest is up to you. Have fun.

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