My Top Three Tips for Making a New House Feel Like Home

As someone who's moved a few times in my life, I like to think I've become something of a relocation expert. When we first moved to Christchurch, I had every intention of breaking the cycle. I was ready to throw our packing boxes to the curb and settle into the new house for at least… Continue reading My Top Three Tips for Making a New House Feel Like Home

Checking In – Six Months in New Zealand

The last few weeks, between all the travel and general chaos of everyday life, I almost missed celebrating an expat milestone... I've been in New Zealand for six months! It flew by in the snap of my fingers. I can't believe that since November I've found a job, brought our dog over from America, learned to… Continue reading Checking In – Six Months in New Zealand

Why Homesickness Never Really Goes Away When You’re a Nomad

Moving overseas takes a lot of work. For months, your life is taken over by a seemingly never-ending to-do list of unpacking boxes, shopping for furniture, starting a new job, trying to figure out how the heck to get to the grocery store, and so on. You are discovering new things every time you step… Continue reading Why Homesickness Never Really Goes Away When You’re a Nomad