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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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  • Sunset Over Westhaven Marina and Auckland Harbour Bridge 1 day ago Albom Adventures As the sun set over Westhaven Marina tonight, I could feel the festive atmosphere developing. It’s a great day to be a Kiwi. Today is the day New Zealand brought home America’s Cup, winning 7-1 over Oracle Team USA. The highly sought after Cup will reside at the Royal New...
  • The Seven Stars of Matariki: MOTAT's Colorful Illumination Festival 4 days ago Albom Adventures The seven stars of Matariki are the inspiration behind Night Lights, a bright and colourful event taking place in the evenings at MOTAT in Auckland. It’s more than just a celebration of the Maori New Year; it’s also a recognition of New Zealand, its artists, and their...
  • How to Maximize One Day in Athens Greece 1 week ago Albom Adventures One day in Athens is not enough to explore the historic sites of the ancient empire and the modern portions of Greece’s capital city. Athens is filled with important landmarks, culinary delights, and both ancient and modern art. Yet, one day in Athens is all cruise ship...
  • 18 Photos of Roman and Medieval Sites: Things to Do in Segovia Spain 1 week ago Albom Adventures The aqueduct of Segovia is an engineering feat of the Roman Empire, built about 50 A.D. Exploring its impressive architecture is one of many fascinating things to do in Segovia. The famous aqueduct is 28 meters tall and stretches 16,220 meters. It is held together solely by...
  • La Mezquita and Other Things to Do in Cordoba Spain 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures La Mezquita (Mosque – Cathedral of Córdoba) is captivating.  It brings hordes of tourists to this Andalusian town annually. It is one of many interesting things to do in Cordoba Spain. If you only have one day in Cordoba, you will be busy. Like Toledo, Cordoba is a city where...

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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... 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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