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Swapping America For New Zealand

Swapping America For New Zealand

If you are considering moving to New Zealand from the US then you will love this week’s show. Two weeks ago, our guests found themselves leaving America for good to start a new life down under.

And it wasn’t easy for them. Moving away from family, selling your home and giving away possessions all comes with a big emotional price tag.

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You Know You’re in New Zealand When…

You Know You’re in New Zealand When…

When we first moved to New Zealand the following typical ways that we are about to share were alien to us.

Now, these habits are (mainly) the norm!

If you are moving to New Zealand and want to be ahead of the game, you will LOVE this show! 7 common New Zealand habits that will have you questioning the way the rest of the world does things!

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We’re all guilty of it…

We’re all guilty of it…

Every day I watch as my son makes breakfast with one hand. It is quite genius. One hand cradles the phone while the other fries eggs, makes toast, and opens a tin of beans. One eye turned left, and the other turned right like Egor in a chefs hat. I saying nothing. I...

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HOW Much?? USA vs New Zealand Cost of Living.

HOW Much?? USA vs New Zealand Cost of Living.

If you are considering emigrating to New Zealand from America then you’ll have some questions. And I’m guessing that the number one concern is the USA vs New Zealand cost of living.

There is talk about town that the wages are lower in New Zealand and the cost of living is higher. 

Have you heard that too?

Well, today you’re in for a treat! In this week’s podcast, we talk to Ryan. Ryan left the US 5 years ago to live in NZ.

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What IS The New Zealand Cringe Culture?

What IS The New Zealand Cringe Culture?

We have been living in New Zealand for twelve years, and today, we discovered something about the country, about the New Zealand culture that we never knew existed.

The cringe culture.

You and me both…we’d never heard of it either.

In this week’s podcast, we explored WHAT the new Zealand cultural cringe is, WHY does it happen, & share something crucial with all of the arts lovers out there who are thinking of moving to New Zealand. 

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Living in New Zealand, Supporting England!!

Living in New Zealand, Supporting England!!

If you love football, are from England and are living in New Zealand then we have something in common – we’ll all be calling in sick to work on Monday morning!! 

In this mini-podcast, we dive into how it feels to be on the other side of the world when England are about to take part in something momentous.

We also discuss the ways in which you can still keep up with your favourite sports teams when you are an ex-pat living in New Zealand!

Enjoy!

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It's a drama travel blog. Couchsurfing as a family

I’m Liz, and this is my family.

I do Travel. I do Wine. I do homeschooling my teenagers. Sometimes I do all three at the same time.

I don’t do hormones. Or looking perfect for Instagram. Or dieting.

Read more about who I am and why we should be friends on our about us page.

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