How Much did I spend – Working Holiday New Zealand

Okay, this is it. I’ve done the sums and.. the truth hurts but.. my high spending is kind of expected given that I embarked on this working holiday experience after working in the corporate life for 7+ years which means that I do have the spending power and bringing money home was definitely not on

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Week 37 – Uncontrolled Uncertainty looms large

The world is panicking; The borders are closing up; and I may potentially be stuck. This all happened because of the decisions I made and the crazily uncertain future for me and perhaps the rest of the world. Today is Sunday night and I am sitting on the bed of my (should be) final accommodation

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Week 36 – When am I going home?

There’s no answer to the question above. Many of my friends have been asking me this question (which kinds of irritates me) but I know I don’t deserve to feel irritated because they are just being concerned about my life and future. To be honest, I am quite certain that my decision to remain in

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New Zealand South Island Itinerary for 12 days

So this is the highlight of my working holiday – a true holiday with my family; one which did not require me to fuss about breakfast every morning and.. something which allowed me to feast like no tomorrow. Anyway, hope this itinerary will be useful as it seems like we didn’t spend a lot of

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Week 35 – The start of my travel fatigue

Hi there. It’s week 35 and I’m on Day 249 right now. Goodbye; to the South Island, not the end of my career break. It’s currently Friday and I’m in the Interislander ferry which will bring me from South Island (Picton) to North Island (Wellington). After 8 months and 3 days in the South Island,

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Week 34 – The real holiday starts now

Hello! It’s MONDAY again (for the 34th time) ~ I’m currently sitting on the bed in an accommodation at Fox Glacier typing this blog post and pray that the internet connection doesn’t go haywire. I was practically watching my netflix drama pixelated but oh wells, can’t complain as at least it loads. The connection I

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