48 hours in Waikato: Rotorua & Waitomo

If you only have 48 hours to spare, there’s no reason not to take a quick road trip across the North Island, fly through the air at 150km/hr, chill out in a natural hot spring, and peruse through an ominous cave in the middle of nowhere. Continue reading 48 hours in Waikato: Rotorua & Waitomo

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Where I’m from

Where I’m from

As I’m quickly approaching my “One Year Anniversary” of living in New Zealand, I still get asked, “SO – where are you from?”

At this point, I’m quite happy to reply with the general statement, “I’m from Canada.”

But then there’s those people who want to sound “worldly” and “cultural” and start asking, “Well, where abouts in Canada?”

That’s when things start to get complicated.
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Take the risk

Take the risk

“Just don’t go having a baby!”

This was my colleague’s reaction after I disclosed the latest happenings in my life. She told me that the three most stressful things in life are: Job hunting, Moving and Having a baby. Continue reading Take the risk