New Zealand by the Month: March 2016

I’m starting my monthly recap series after just 2 weeks. I want to give an overview of my year in New Zealand month-by-month as a way to catch up with where I’ve been, what I’ve done, and what the month ahead looks like. I also want to keep track of my budget here to be… Continue reading New Zealand by the Month: March 2016

The First 24 Hours in New Zealand

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New Zealand Working Holiday Packing List

Since I’m on a year-long working holiday in New Zealand, I decided to make a quick New Zealand Working Holiday Packing List. This is EVERYTHING I brought with me for 1 year in New Zealand. I hope it’s helpful to anyone else doing the same trip. Before I left for my working holiday, I read… Continue reading New Zealand Working Holiday Packing List

2016 Travel Plans: I’m Going to New Zealand!

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