Adventures at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zeland Blog

Parents Visit NZ Part 2

Nugget Point, The Catlins, NZ Day 5- 9 Feb 2019 Saturday After we spent the morning at the Dunedin Farmer’s Market (bacon butties for the win!) and annual Thieves Market (new hats for Mom...

Parents Visit NZ

My parents have arrived in Dunedin, NZ! They traveled from Boston all the way to visit me, a feat that I am beyond happy they accomplished. It has been 9-almost-10 months since I have...

Christmas abroad

While it was great to spend Christmas in the warm and the sun, it didn’t quite feel right. For one, there was definitely no snow, as the week of Christmas was in the 70s...

Kittens!

After what felt like weeks of rain, the sun came out in all its glory for Christmas! And I got an extra special gift this year … A foster family of kittens! These are...

Moving.

As of December 2nd, I officially live in a flat in Dunedin! It’s about a half hour walk from my department but closer to town and in a nice little neighborhood. The flat has...

Black Friday

Despite not enjoying a big turkey dinner with family and friends in November, Kiwis do celebrate Black Friday… Sort of. The big stores and electronic stores have sales on and many people venture out...

Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook

Saturday Nov 10 a group of 8 from Abbey traveled to Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook for the weekend.   We started from Dunedin around 11 am on Saturday. The other car had departed earlier....