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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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  • Enjoy Napier Art Deco Buildings with a Walking Tour 6 days ago Albom Adventures It doesn’t take long to appreciate why Napier New Zealand is the Art Deco Capital of the World. Simply taking a walk down the main road, we found ourselves surrounded by fun and funky examples of Art Deco. There are 140 Art Deco buildings, doors, sculptures, and more in this...
  • 24 Unique and Fun Things to Do in Napier New Zealand 2 weeks ago Albom Adventures Napier is best known as the Art Deco Capital of the world, but this offbeat New Zealand town has a lot more to offer. From Māori and European history to wine tasting or adventure, there are plenty of novel and fun things to do in Napier and the surrounding Hawke’s Bay region....
  • Highlights of our Great Ocean Road Self Drive in Australia 3 weeks ago Albom Adventures Billed as one of the world’s most spectacular road trips, the Great Ocean Road runs from Torquay to Allansford along the southern coast of Austraila in the state of Victoria. Despite its name and impressive coastal views, much of the drive is inland through temperate rainforest,...
  • Karangahake Gorge Walks: Windows out of Old Gold Mines 2 months ago Albom Adventures Karangahake Gorge is an odd mix of remnant goldfields and nature’s majesty. Once the site of New Zealand’s most lucrative gold strike, it is now a recreation and impressive hiking destination. Swing bridges, gold mine shafts, a historic cyanide treatment plant, and lush green...
  • Tauranga Nightlife: Consider a Kayak Glow Worm Tour 1 month ago Albom Adventures Darkness descended quickly after the sunset. We climbed into sea kayaks and gently slid into the water. A night kayaking glow worm tour wasn’t what I had in mind when I initially thought about Tauranga nightlife. Yet, gazing upon the Lake McClaren glow worms turned out to be a...

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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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