Wayfarer travel TV show encore: Series 02 Episode 07, the best of Williamsburg, NYC

by James Wilkinson

Air New Zealand has launched direct flights to New York and to give you a taste of what to expect in NYC, Wayfarer’s host and Editor-In-Chief James Wilkinson looks at some of the best things to do in the Big Apple on Episode 07 of Series 02 of our travel TV show.

In Episode 07 of Series 02 of Wayfarer, award-winning host James Gregory Wilkinson is in New York City and heads to the hip neighbourhood of Williamsburg, home to the stylish Wythe Hotel and brilliant craft beer company, Brooklyn Brewery.

To view the episode, click on the YouTube video below

In Series 2 of Wayfarer, being broadcast online across the world, Wilkinson takes viewers across the globe to some of the best hotels, bars, restaurants, galleries and attractions that several of the world’s leading destinations have to offer.

The line-up for Series 2 includes: Austin, Texas, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, USA; Paris, France; Shanghai and Beijing, China; and Singapore.

Each episode will be an essential guide to the city for business and leisure travellers.


The best way of getting to New York City in comfort and style.

Air New Zealand offers fantastic Kiwi hospitality


Air New Zealand has launched flights to New York City direct from Auckland, the new flagship route for the airline.

The new flights are operated by Air New Zealand’s flagship Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which features three cabins, Economy, Premium Economy and up the front, Business Premier, headlined by flatbed seats (featuring mattress toppers and large pillows for overnight flights), fantastic food and wine, thousands of hours’ entertainment and brilliant Kiwi hospitality.

The flights to New York feature a new international menu showcasing the best New Zealand to one of the world’s leading gourmand nations, the United States of America.

Onboard, premium customers can enjoy the likes of seared salmon from Marlborough, free-range chicken from Waikato and crisp salads picked straight from orchards and fields in Gisborne, Waikato and the Manawatū.

On the wine front in Business Premier, expect some of New Zealand’s best drops, including Felton Road’s 2016 Block 3 Pinot Noir from Central Otago, the Stonecraft 2018 Crofters Syrah from Hawke’s Bay and the Kumeu River Mate’s Vineyeard Chardonnay.