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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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  • Juneau Whale Watching and Glacier Viewing in Alaska 1 week ago Albom Adventures Alaska’s capital city is unique, but with only six hours to see the sights, Juneau whale watching was my number one priority. Like so many visitors to this city, we arrived via cruise ship. With plenty of options, our family split up. Two explored in kayaks, without a camera....
  • Springtime in New Zealand: Baby Lambs in Shakespear Park 1 week ago Albom Adventures As I look at the hills dotted with baby lambs, I know why springtime in New Zealand is my favourite time of year. A modern country, New Zealand still has the highest density of sheep per unit area in the world. We have significantly more sheep than people. In fact, the country is...
  • Essaouira Beach: Sunset, Surf & Camels in Morocco 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures Camels stand on the sun-soaked sands of Essaouira beach. Their handlers compete for my attention with crashing waves as a horse gracefully gallops through the Essaouira surf. We came for windsurfing lessons on this stretch of Morocco’s Atlantic coast, most famous for being windy....
  • Travel Photo Tips: How to Photograph Waterfalls 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures Like so many adventurers, I love waterfalls. As a photographer, capturing the magic of the water rushing over the cliff is a favourite subject. Do you know how to photograph waterfalls? The secret lies in the how you have chosen the camera settings for waterfalls. There are simple...
  • Sunset from Mount Victoria Devonport in New Zealand 3 weeks ago Albom Adventures There is no better view of the Auckland skyline than from the summit of Mount Victoria Devonport.  The 360-degree views of the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf are perhaps the best in the region. We try to bring all our visitors here during the afternoon. This weekend traffic...

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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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