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An unexpected trip back to New Zealand

I didn’t fully appreciate my three months back home in New Zealand at the end of last year.

While it was great to see my family and friends again after travelling through the Americas for over a year, I was in a haze of post trip depression and found it hard to re-adjust to a life where I wasn’t constantly on the move. 1,731 more words

New Zealand

Matakana Market

Markets have always been a source of major excitement for me, I remember on Saturday mornings, my mum bustling through the front door with her French wicker basket overflowing with local goodies. 377 more words

Culture Shock



Moving to another country is not, as I have found out, all as adventurous as I believed it to be. In fact actually at times it’s quite the opposite. 497 more words