Spring Season: Getting Out Of Hibernation

"Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." - Anita Krizzan Finally, spring is here (at least in the southern hemisphere)! It can still be a bit chilly in New Zealand, but I’m starting to see some flower buds here and there. Winter isn’t my favorite season and I’m not … Continue reading Spring Season: Getting Out Of Hibernation

Taupo Trip: Finally Taking Some Time Off

We haven’t been able to take a break since the Christmas holiday. During the lockdown, the Mister and I continued to work, maybe even more than before (which is a blessing, definitely!) We missed out on going on our anniversary trip due to the restrictions, but we were finally able to take a break last … Continue reading Taupo Trip: Finally Taking Some Time Off

Going Back to (Almost) Normal

First of all, well done New Zealand! That was a massive feat, having no active Covid-19 cases for weeks. This has allowed us to go down to Alert Level 1 - gathering and social distancing restrictions have been lifted, shops and restaurants are open, and people are going back to their places of work. I … Continue reading Going Back to (Almost) Normal

Taking A Much Needed Break: Queenstown Trip

View from Queenstown Hill Summit, overlooking Lake Wakatipu After months of really hard work, we finally took a week-long break and went on a trip. It’s just really refreshing to just not open my laptop and not read work emails for 7 days. We booked a flight to Queenstown and rented an Airbnb just outside … Continue reading Taking A Much Needed Break: Queenstown Trip