Holiday · New Zealand

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like…Summer

While scrolling through images the other day of the recent snowfall in the States,  I couldn't help but feel a tiny pang of jealousy. Christchurch is currently experiencing a heat wave and I'm finding it more difficult than usual to get into the holiday spirit. It's not quite the same decorating your Christmas Tree with… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like…Summer

Guide · Moving · New Zealand

So You’ve Made It To New Zealand, Now What?

First off, congrats if you've made it to New Zealand! Now that you're here, you may be starting to realize that those months of planning and filling out paperwork may not be over just yet. If it's all feeling a little overwhelming, here are 5 things you can do within the first few days of… Continue reading So You’ve Made It To New Zealand, Now What?

Holiday · New Zealand

Pass The Stuffing; My First Thanksgiving In NZ

This week I celebrated my first American Thanksgiving in New Zealand! Despite not having finished unpacking, Pete and I decided we still wanted to have some friends over to celebrate Turkey Day. Our friends accepted the invitation, excited to experience a classic American holiday. It's a bit of a miracle that we managed it, given… Continue reading Pass The Stuffing; My First Thanksgiving In NZ