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New Zealand: To See Queen Street You Have to Move Beyond the Sidewalk

New Zealand Take the Auckland Explorer Bus to Get Acquainted

If all you do in Auckland is walk down the sidewalks of Queen Street, not only are you not seeing all of Auckland, you’re also not seeing all of Queen Street. What you will see is plenty of construction as the city tries to improve the harbor area. There are dozens of shops available to rent. There are lines of people who are waiting to get into internationally famous, upscale (read: exorbitantly overpriced) stores that apparently provide a personal salesperson for every shopper.

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New Zealand: Auckland’s Best Café on Queen Street?

Penny Penguin at Stark's Cafe with a mince and cheese pie

Stark’s Café at the Civic Theater in Auckland, New Zealand, ended up being our favorite coffee and breakfast spot in Auckland. The weekday employees were friendly and efficient. The mochaccino and flat white were tasty.

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