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Pororari River
New Zealand

So You Want to Do a Working Holiday in New Zealand

So you want to do a working holiday is New Zealand? Awesome! The process can seem a bit overwhelming so if you’re not sure where to start, I’ve put together a wee checklist for you. Apply for a visa. Before anything, you want to…

August 28, 2016
Tanah Lot, Bali
Bali Learning

Back in Bali – A Time of Growth

I’ve been in Bali (Ubud aka spiritual hippie central) for three weeks now and I’m finally settling in. I have a place to live (arranged prior to my arrival), I organized a scooter rental, a Bali SIM card, a gym membership and I’ve finally…

August 7, 2016
Nelson
New Zealand

What To Do After Arriving In New Zealand

So let’s say you make it to New Zealand – congratulations! You’re about to have the best experiences of your life. Of course, there’s always admin to deal with. It’s better to get this stuff out of the way immediately so you can start…

August 5, 2016
Nelson, New Zealand
New Zealand

Why I Chose Nelson When Moving to New Zealand

One of the most common questions I get about moving to New Zealand is, “Out of all the places, how did you choose Nelson?” New Zealand is a beautiful place with awesome places to live. Each city or town offers an array if different…

April 15, 2016
edoras 2015
Grow with me

How I Made 2015 My Bitch

Looking back on 2015, it was definitely my best year yet. Most of my year was spent kicking ass and taking names (my mother’s wording). Now I’m not telling you this to brag, but to inspire and motivate you to create change in your…

January 2, 2016
christmas-onthestreet
Change

4 Tips For Dealing With Homesickness

In the midst of the holiday season, I can’t help but feel homesick. Living abroad is the best thing I’ve ever done, but I’ll admit – it’s difficult at times. It comes in waves, but the holiday season has been the hardest so far.…

December 9, 2015
onamalatuwaterfall
Travel with me

6 Reasons You Should Work Abroad

In today’s world, there are so many options for long-term traveling. Aside from hopping on a plane and backpacking your way through Europe, you can study abroad, volunteer with the Peace Corps or similar organization, work on a cruise ship, become an au pair…

September 3, 2015
Life-of-Pix-free-stock-photos-runner-city-stretching-leeroy
Change

How To Jump Back Into An Exercise Routine

Before I left for New Zealand, the last time I didn’t work out was probably August. During my Fall semester at North Dakota State University I went to a cycling boot camp class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Tuesdays and Thursdays I ran on…

August 15, 2015
grampiansnelson
New Zealand

Nelson Update: My First Month Abroad

This week marks one month of me moving to Nelson, New Zealand! Time really flies. Uprooting my life and moving across the world has been difficult at times (not complaining though) so I haven’t been able to give as many updates as I have wanted!…

August 15, 2015
TheBoys
New Zealand

Nelson Update: Living With Boys

I know you are all curious as to how I am getting along living with three boys so I thought I would do a little introduction to the wild boys: Cayden, Nathan and Brody. I have a love/hate relationship with the boys. One minute they…

August 7, 2015
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