Tag Archives: New Zealand

A Guide to Getting a Work Visa in New Zealand for Americans

How to Get a Working Holiday Visa in New Zealand for Americans

SECURING A ONE YEAR WORK VISA DOWN UNDER CAN BE AS EASY AS FILLING OUT AN ONLINE FORM IN 15 MINUTES.

My second installment on how to secure a work visa down under for Americans, this is my New Zealand edition!

Last time, I talked about how easy it can be to get a work visa for Australia, but if you also want to work & travel to that place from The Lord of the Rings, keep reading to see how it’s even easier (and much cheaper!) for New Zealand.

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My Favorite Moments of 2015

My Favorite Moments of 2015 - The Atlas Heart

The best highlights and adventures from New Zealand to California in 2015

As I went through and reviewed this past year, a few moments in particular really stuck out to me as the best highlights from 2015. Since these moments had such an important impact on creating a great year, I wanted to tell you the anecdotes behind them and why they were so special to me.

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What I Really Thought of Christchurch

Christchurch Construction - New Zealand

I have to be honest with you guys, I’ve been putting this post off for months.

I try to start and every time I stare into the blank page, the cursor blinking back at me, taunting me to begin. The truth is, Christchurch is a hard place to talk about because it’s not a place that I enjoyed. It’s a difficult statement to make for me, because it’s a city that has been through so much and one that I wanted to support and love with open arms.

But, in the spirit of sincerity, I thought it was finally time to share with you all what I really thought of Christchurch.

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Kaikoura: The Cutest Seaside Town in New Zealand

Wellington may have the cultural flair, Auckland the big city lights, but Kaikoura has something even better: a welcoming close-knit community with an eye for the colorful eccentricies that make life interesting.

Kaikoura is a little seaside town on the East Coast of the South Island in New Zealand. Between its natural beauty, resident Fur Seals, abundance of coastal dolphins, and quirky attractions, it’s a place where everyone should make a visit.

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