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Albom Adventures
Where travel and adventure meet fun. We are American expats laughing at the lighter side of both expat living in New Zealand and family travel.
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  • New Zealand Road Trips: Itineraries for North or South Island Adventures 3 days ago Albom Adventures This is the ideal time to get out and enjoy one of so many New Zealand road trips. We live in paradise, yet too many of us never explore our own country. The borders may be closed, but the impressive endless scenery, fascinating history, and cultural opportunities are waiting for...
  • Things to Do in Nelson: Geographical Centre of New Zealand 1 week ago Albom Adventures Highlighting the best things to do in Nelson New Zealand, this article was written by local Amanda Horak. She guides us through the city of Nelson, shows us where to relax or to hike, and then leads us into the surrounding region for adventure and panoramic natural beauty. Nelson...
  • Chengdu Itinerary: Pandas, Opera, Hot Pot, and a Giant Buddha in 2 Days 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures Chengdu China is probably best known for its Giant Panda Research Center. And while this is a highlight of our Chengdu itinerary, it’s only one of several fascinating things to do in Chengdu and the surrounding area. Nearby Leshan is home to the world’s largest Buddha; plus,...
  • 12 Exciting Auckland Day Trips: Nearby Adventures Within 2 Hours of CBD 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures Auckland, the city of sails, is a starting point for many visitors as well as being home to nearly one-third of New Zealand’s population. While there are plenty of things to keep one busy in the city, an Auckland day trip to a nearby destination offers both a change of scenery...
  • Orewa Beach: See Why This Local's Paradise is an Auckland Getaway 3 weeks ago Albom Adventures Orewa Beach has it all. An all-season destination, the beach is three kilometres of pristine golden sand, safe swimming in gentle waves, watersports, and endless ocean views. Nestled against a charming seaside community, Orewa offers boutique shopping, art galleries, an array of...

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  • Top 10 Funny New Zealand Language Blunders - Expats Beware! Expat Blog Awards 2013 Recently a mate suggested that I am not just an American expat, I am Kiwi now. Living in New Zealand has changed me. Now I drink piss and eat tea. I wear togs and jandals in the summer, woolies and jumpers in the winter. I ring with the phone and...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2013: New Zealand Gold Award!

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Charlotte Young
03:31 AM December 19, 2013

I laughed as I read your blog because it brought back so many memories of my time spent in New Zealand. My Texas accent confused them as much as I was confused! One mixup was when we shared some a "kettle beast" with a friend. I was so relieved when my husband explained it was beef! Loved this blog and will certainly return! Ta!

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