I still can’t really believe that this girl from Taranaki just spent a long weekend in Rome with her friends
It was awesome!
We managed to see a lot - but there is a lot more to go back for! There are so many statues and ruins, everything is gigantic, the Sistine Chapel is overwhelming, […]
We just spent a long weekend in Rio de Janeiro - happy Waitangi day to all you kiwi’s . I can understand why so many tourists go there. So far it has been the easiest city to stay in as an English speaker. Subway announcements, menus, even some signs are in English. I guess […]
This weekend, John and I went for a trip to the Brazilian Immigrants Museum (Memorial do Imigrante). Just like art galleries, museums are not normally my thing (although I am starting to turn around after visiting some cool places in America), so my expectation was very low. But once again I was pleasantly surprised. We […]
John and I went to MASP (Sao Paulo Museum of Art) the other day. Anyone who knows me knows that standing in a building looking at paintings really isn’t my thing, especially without a very nice glass or two of red wine to help ease the pain. But I have to say that there was something kind […]
Going through the Argentinian Airport we knew that the baggage handlers are notorious for opening peoples bags and stealing things so we were sure to put anything valuable in our carry-on bags.
When we got into Brazil and I opened my bag, they had stolen a necklace (that I had wrapped as a gift) but left the […]
It is hot, humid, and there are little bins by the toilets for used toilet paper, but I love Buenos Aires!
Despite my lack of Spanish vocabulary, and the fact that I butcher the language every time I make an effort, the people are understanding and friendly. I am picking up the language faster than I thought I would, […]
Spending two days in Santiago was not enough, but from such a short amount of time here are my impressions of this amazing place.
Flying in after 11 hours on a plane, Chile felt strangely familiar. It reminded me a lot of flying down the east coast the South Island of New Zealand. Lots of green land and […]
I am about to embark on my greatest adventure! In just over three weeks John and I head to South America. We are spending a couple of days in Santiago, a couple of days in Buenos Aires (BA), then up to Sao Paulo to hang with Johns brother for a bit. Next year off to […]
I have spent the last three weeks touring around the South Island - it was so much fun
Started in Christchurch - staying at Purau Bay Holiday Park which John’s Mum owns…. I stayed in a cabin and it felt like I was an intrepid camper (although I did have two hotties and flannelette […]
I have left work - not to go to another job but to take some time off! John and I are planning to go on our big OE sometime this year, until then I am a kept woman
It has been funny people’s reactions to me not working.
Dad: “I am sure if you go […]