So you wanna move abroad?

When I was preparing to move to New Zealand, there were so many things I needed to do and so many things I didn’t even realize I needed to do! I wish I would have had someone to guide me through the process or tell me what to do. So for those of you considering a move or who are already in the process, I thought I’d share my check list, in the hopes that it might make someone's life a little easier! 

Travel essentials: Surviving the journey to New Zealand

Over the last three years, I've had my fair share of flights and long distance travel. Whether it was flying home to New Orleans from San Diego, traveling back and forth to England to visit Joe, or squeezing in a yearly family Caribbean dive trip, I quickly began to realize what did and didn't work for me when traveling.