Welcome to Wander Wonder Wonton, a NZ & Brisbane-based lifestyle and travel blog.

Exploring the world one dumpling and tropical destination at a time with a wine in hand.

COVID-19 Clusterf%*k Part Seven

Well, it has certainly been an interesting 48 hours. After a short lockdown in NZ approx two weeks ago where Auckland went to Level three and the rest of NZ to level two due to some new cases in Auckland, everything returned more-or-less back to normal. I’ve spent the...

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COVID-19 Clusterf%*k Part Six

Here’s my personal recount of my experience during COVID-19. I write this so I can look back on it in the future and think wow, that sh*t was cray. I am so, so pleased it never happened again. It’s been a while since the last update! Sh*t’s been cray and we fell...

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LaBella Nails & Lashes | Christchurch

LaBella Nails & Lashes | Christchurch What a beautiful and luxe, salon environment! I’m a huge fan of relaxing at beautiful salons and LaBella fits that to a tee. Not only is the salon stunning, but there’s also no smell due to their use of organic and vegan...

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The Strong Room Restaurant | Feilding NZ

I’ve visited The Strong Room Restaurant and Bar in Feilding for a quick lunch but never for dinner. It’s one of the more high-end places in Feilding and often quite busy. As always, I perused the menu prior to visiting to work out what I would try. We started...

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King Made Noodles | Queenstown

I found King Made Noodles in Queenstown by accident, I simply walked past them. Anywhere that has a sign with ‘‘hand-pulled noodles’ will capture my attention! I’m a sucker for noodles regardless but when they’re homemade and hand-pulled,...

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Vault 21 | Dunedin

Vault 21 was also on my list of places to eat in Dunedin! I mean, they have signature dumplings – how could I not have them on my list?! Add to that, I found out they are owned by the same lot as Prohibition Smokehouse which I had thoroughly enjoyed earlier in...

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Catalyst Kitchen| Dunedin

Luckily for me, Catalyst Kitchen in Dunedin was on my list (yes I have a list everywhere I go of places I want to eat) and right by my hotel. I went in with the intention to have something other than eggs bene.. maybe granola or porridge or something. But nope, the...

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Prohibition Smokehouse | Dunedin

Prohibition Smokehouse in Dunedin lures you in with that delicious, smokey smell wafting out from meters away. Inside, a gorgeously designed restaurant, mood lighting, and kind staff welcome you. And more of that delicious smell! After talking with the team I decided...

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Angry Ramen, Wellington

I discovered Angry Ramen, Wellington on The Terrace by accident when I was out on an evening stroll. I LOVE ramen and was super excited to find a crew inside this new-looking restaurant photographing the dishes. I swung by the next day (obviously) to grab a bowl for...

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