WHAT looks like Norway, is one of the world’s greatest wine producing regions, is only a three hour flight away, and the locals speak English, sort of?



It’s Queenstown, New Zealand, known as an adventure sport capital, but increasingly garnering a reputation as a food and wine travel destination.

Now that Air New Zealand has introduced direct flights, it is three hours from Sydney, two-and-a-half from Melbourne and a hassle-free arrival into a tiny airport.