Bluff Oyster Festival: A Culinary Adventure at the Bottom of the World

For a small town, Bluff has made a pretty big splash on the international food scene (pun intended). Known for their world famous oysters, Bluff is also a prime fishing spot for sea urchin, Pāua, scallops, and blue cod to name a few. These tasty treats can be found everywhere from the local fish and… Continue reading Bluff Oyster Festival: A Culinary Adventure at the Bottom of the World

The Art of Having Friends in Far Away Places

Staying in touch with people after you've moved away can be challenging. After three moves in the last five years, it's a struggle I know all too well. It can be hard to work around crazy time differences and the general busyness of everyday life. Here's my advice on how to overcome those hurdles and… Continue reading The Art of Having Friends in Far Away Places

My Top 5 Coffee Spots In Christchurch…So Far

I'll be the first to admit that I was spoiled in Portland. There were not one but three coffee spots offering quality espresso within a block of my apartment. If the weather was nice I'd head to Kind Coffee and hang on the picnic benches with the pup. On colder days I'd swing by Foxy for… Continue reading My Top 5 Coffee Spots In Christchurch…So Far