A few of my favourite things… Auckland

Coming back to Auckland after a break gives me a fresh perspective and fresh eyes. Some things have changed, and Auckland is growing, in population, and up as a city. Here are a few of my favourite things about Auckland. So many people pass through Auckland on to the more glamorous South Island but she’s…

While they pack…

While our home is being packed in the last days in Bangkok it’s time to reflect on what has made this place so special.

It’s the little things

As we draw up to two years in Bangkok I get the opportunity to reflect and notice the things I do appreciate by being here. Expat life is a privileged bubble and a fairly easy life (especially those of us in the supporting role). Once the initial set up and finding your tribe is done…

Home is where the heart is…

In my first post I talked a little about how much ‘home’ means and can become especially important when living abroad. Now time to talk a little about our adopted ‘home’. As much as New Zealand is home, and always will be. To be a successful expat it becomes all the more apparent to adopt…