Week 37 – Uncontrolled Uncertainty looms large

1,699 ViewsThe 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

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Week 36 – When am I going home?

1,149 ViewsThere’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

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New Zealand South Island Itinerary for 12 days

2,501 ViewsSo 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

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Week 35 – The start of my travel fatigue

1,287 ViewsHi 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

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Week 34 – The real holiday starts now

1,844 ViewsHello! 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

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Working in Talleys – Opening Mussels

3,853 ViewsThis is my 6th job (in 8 months) and possibly my last job, as I think it would be very difficult to find a job with only one month left to work. So after completing the supposedly dream job in a cherry packhouse, I escaped the Central Otago area and found myself in Motueka,

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Week 32 – Work Hard and Playing Harder

1,179 ViewsHello Monday night, it’s pretty much a comfortable monday night as today is a public holiday (Nelson Day) and I don’t have to work today. The week was pretty long and draining for me as my new job is kind of.. bad. Started my mussels opening job on Monday and went ahead with full

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