Archive for Category: "new zealand"
I had heard that the WiFi in New Zealand was terrible, but I didn’t believe it. Every time someone told me this they also said it was because New Zealand is at the end of sub-ocean internet pipeline, which really seemed like nonsense
Lonely Planet named Wellington the “world’s coolest little capital” but I still didn’t think I would like it. This is because I generally don’t like cities, even the supposedly “cool” ones. Cities are loud and smelly and, least appealing of all, full of other people
I had heard that buying a used car in New Zealand was easy, but I didn’t realize just how easy until only 12 hours after clearing customs, my boyfriend Macky and I were counting out our cash on the counter of a bike shop in Takapuna, a suburb north of Auckland
Since graduating from university in 2010, I have moved four times, each time uprooting myself and all of my belongings and setting up again in a new city and often a new country. In the last three years, I have lived throughout New Zealand’s South Island as well as in Melbourne and Sydney.
An article about a woman following a man on his travels hardly seems Pink Pangea appropriate, but here I am, guilty of sins against the sisters. “Where is your independence?” you shout at me, as I sip my chardonnay and shield my eyes from the sun. “Follow a man to Australia? Follow a man to Australia for cricket?!” you lament