Interest: Food, Culture, Expats, Travel, New Zealand
About me: I moved to New Zealand from the US roughly four years ago and have had quite the experience living here. It's an absolutely gorgeous country with so many different cultures living together. I intend to write about my previous experiences as well as exploring what more New Zealand has to offer culturally.
10 Reasons to Move to New Zealand New Zealand is a pretty amazing place, however people are always asking me about why I decided to stay in New Zealand. Everyone always want’s to know what could possibly keep me away from my family and friends? Honestly, everyone will most likely have different reasons for staying, but there a... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:50:20
Tall Poppy Syndrome There is a phenomenon I?ve discovered since moving to New Zealand known as tall poppy syndrome. It?s a phrase that I?ve repeatedly heard from co-workers, employers, and friends alike since moving here and it?s really quite interesting. In short, it?s the mindset that no one is better than anyone els... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:49:21
A Long Way From Home One of the questions I get asked a lot is whether I miss home or not. It?s a good question, but unfortunately the answer isn?t so easy as a simple ?yes.? The thing I miss most about the United States isn?t so much my home as it is my family there. While I feel that [...]... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:48:58
A True Melting Pot Growing up in America I had always been taught that the United States was a giant melting pot, with cultures from all over the world coming together as one. That may be true for some parts of the country, however where I lived we only had a handful of different cultures. When I was in [...]... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:48:34
Obnoxiously Opinionated I recently attended a couple of interviews for a company doing recruitment within the IT industry. The first interview was with an English fellow that provided a very casual interview environment; even throwing around the odd explicatives. At the end of our interview I asked him what he thought and ... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:48:08