Your restaurant review is someone’s nightmare

This is an open letter to all restaurant review writers. Please think twice about the reasons and consequences before offering your Master Chef feedback to the public. A subjective opinion from a restauranteur point of view. Good or bad reasons for writing a restaurant review online You have find a gem and want to help… Continue reading Your restaurant review is someone’s nightmare

Why do we sadly feel more homesick during the pandemic

I was talking about feeling homesick with my good friend AM who migrated here from Canada. We wondered if the first generation of settlers felt homesick their entire life. I believe the huge difference between us – the modern voluntary migrants vs the early settlers – is that coming back home was not an option.… Continue reading Why do we sadly feel more homesick during the pandemic

My experience of housing in New Zealand

Fifth-teen. That’s how many different houses we lived in since we arrived in New Zealand in 2013. When I say “live”, I mean staying at least two weeks, and not for holiday purpose. That includes short term rentals, flat-mating, house sittings and long term rentals. We keep moving mostly because it’s almost impossible to find… Continue reading My experience of housing in New Zealand