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Monthly Update: March 2017 2

Turns out I changed my mind about sticking it out in Christchurch. Every job application I submitted rejected me. I wasn’t hired for a seasonal position with the Department of Conservation, as a data specialist at an outdoor clothing company or a cashier at a grocery store. Countless WWOOFing and housesitting listings never even responded to my messages. I also applied […]


monthly update // february 2017 // blenheim new zealand // kitten at hostel

Monthly Update: February 2017 2

I spent the month of January hopping from country to country and city to city. February started out with the same fast pace but I quickly faced exhaustion and anxiety. Something needed to change. About mid-way through the month I moved on to Christchurch and found respite. I feel recharged after properly doing the “holiday” part of my Working Holiday […]


Best Places to Eat in Punta Gorda Belize 2

I haven’t written a post all about places to eat while traveling on the blog yet. That’s because I’m not really a foodie. And I rarely remember to take photos of what I’m eating anyway. Typically, I like to cook when I’m traveling. I especially like to cook for friends who let me stay at their homes – if they’ll […]


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Post Cards from Punta Gorda Belize

Arriving in Punta Gorda Way down in southern reaches of Belize is the Toledo District. It oozes laid back Caribbean vibes that characterize the region. It is full of diversity, delicious food, and loads of activities specially designed for history buffs, the adventurous, and the eco-minded. It’s a little difficult to get to, but the bus ride is totally worth it. […]