The Duchess has landed! William, Kate and George arrive in New Zealand for Royal Tour

I’ll admit it: I’ve been suffering from Duchess Kate fatigue recently.

I don’t know what did me in: maybe it was the baby-making, maybe it was the increasingly dowdy, Queen-approved outfits, or maybe it was the simple fact that we haven’t seen as much of her recently. Whatever the case, I wasn’t feeling the Duch and was craving a little royalty sparkle.

But then she flew to Australia and New Zealand yesterday with Prince William and Baby George, and all was forgiven.

My Latest Piece: Exploring Middle-Earth in Wellington, New Zealand

My latest piece on just went live! Here's a snippet: This week the wait is over for Tolkien fans eagerly awaiting the Dec. 14 debut of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." But if seeing it on the silver screen isn't enough (at the new format of 48 frames per second, no less), a trip to New ...

My New Zealand trip is halfway over!

I'm staying at the Museum Hotel, a super funky art hotel with rotating installations in the lobby Today marks the halfway point of my New Zealand trip--unsurprisingly, time has sped by. I've been touring Wellington at a breakneck pace, both by day and by night. A bathtub inside The Library bar Man, does this city have ...