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Is it possible to leave everything behind & travel the world for a year as a family? These two teenagers, a dad (with a bad back) and a hormonal mother who likes wine FAR too much - did just that on a budget of $80 a day & now want to show you how to do the same! Let us share with you the truth about world travel with kids, travelling on a budget, moving to New Zealand (and now living in New Zealand), parenting teenagers and more. The only family travel podcast hosted by a real travelling family!

Is it possible to leave everything behind & travel the world for a year as a family? These two teenagers, a dad (with a bad back) and a hormonal mother who likes wine FAR too much - did just that on a budget of $80 a day & now want to show you how to do the same! Let us share with you the truth about world travel with kids, travelling on a budget, moving to New Zealand (and now living in New Zealand), parenting teenagers and more. The only family travel podcast hosted by a real travelling family!

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New Zealand

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Is it possible to leave everything behind & travel the world for a year as a family? These two teenagers, a dad (with a bad back) and a hormonal mother who likes wine FAR too much - did just that on a budget of $80 a day & now want to show you how to do the same! Let us share with you the truth about world travel with kids, travelling on a budget, moving to New Zealand (and now living in New Zealand), parenting teenagers and more. The only family travel podcast hosted by a real travelling family!

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@lizdeacle

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English

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+64 27 847 9475


Episodes

You Know You're in New Zealand When...

7/28/2021
When we first moved to New Zealand the following typical ways that we are about to share were alien to us. Now, these habits are (mainly) the norm! If you are moving to New Zealand and want to be ahead of the game, you will LOVE this show! 7 common New Zealand habits that will have you questioning the way the rest of the world does things! Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand Community? Are You Considering Moving To New Zealand? Do you wonder what life in New Zealand is (really)...

Duration:00:34:55

HOW Much?? USA vs New Zealand Cost of Living.

7/22/2021
If you are considering emigrating to New Zealand from America then you'll have some questions. And I'm guessing that the number one concern is the USA vs New Zealand cost of living. There is talk about town that the wages are lower in New Zealand and the cost of living is higher. Have you heard that too? Well, today you're in for a treat! In this week's podcast, we talk to Ryan. Ryan left the US 5 years ago to live in NZ. Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand Community? Are You...

Duration:01:09:27

What IS The New Zealand Cringe Culture?

7/14/2021
We have been living in New Zealand for twelve years, and today, we discovered something about the country, about the New Zealand culture that we never knew existed. The cringe culture. You and me both...we'd never heard of it either. In this week's podcast, we explored WHAT the new Zealand cultural cringe is, WHY does it happen, & share something crucial with all of the arts lovers out there who are thinking of moving to New Zealand. Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand Community? Are...

Duration:00:21:10

Living in New Zealand, Supporting England!!

7/11/2021
If you love football, are from England and are living in New Zealand then we have something in common - we'll all be calling in sick to work on Monday morning!! In this mini-podcast, we dive into how it feels to be on the other side of the world when England are about to take part in something momentous. We also discuss the ways in which you can still keep up with your favourite sports teams when you are an ex-pat living in New Zealand! Enjoy! Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand...

Duration:00:11:37

Shut up!! Misconceptions About The UK

7/8/2021
There are many myths & misconceptions about the UK that get on our nerves. Just a bit. But because we are polite and British and would rather roll in cow poo than confront anyone about anything, we have saved them up and made a podcast about them. Here are 8 of the most common misconceptions about life in the United Kingdom. Enjoy! Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand Community? Are You Considering Moving To New Zealand? Do you wonder what life in New Zealand is (really) like? Do...

Duration:00:33:17

You DIDN'T?? A Real New Zealand Blunder.

7/3/2021
Enjoy this true story of an embarrassing (and awkward) introduction into rural living in New Zealand! Don't forget that you can email me at liz@itsadrama.com to make suggestions for the in-betweeny podcasts! Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand Community? Are You Considering Moving To New Zealand? Do you wonder what life in New Zealand is (really) like? Do You LOVE New Zealand & dream of moving here one day? Sign up HERE and I will send you my FREE Moving to and Living in New Zealand...

Duration:00:05:52

See You NEVER...The Guilt of Moving Away From Family.

6/28/2021
There's no easy way to say it. Leaving loved ones behind, be it, parents, grandparents, brothers or sisters, while you and yours move far, far away to start a new life is tough. But that's not to say it's impossible and that you shouldn't do it. Listen to our podcast on Moving Away From Family Behind. How To Cope. Leaving Family Behind To Move Overseas A Grandma Who Left Her Family Behind As some of you might know, my family and I moved from the UK to New Zealand well over a decade...

Duration:00:30:01

Are You SERIOUS?? An Inbetweeny True Story Podcast

6/28/2021
Hello and welcome! This is the first of the in-betweeny true stories podcast where Brain and I will bring (or try and bring), a true story to entertain you each week! So many of you have said that you love it when we go off on a tangent and start on a story, so this is where the idea came from! This weeks story takes place in East London, in 1996. Brian, who was working as a maintenance plumber, was called out to a block of flats (English word for an apartment) to fix, what he thought...

Duration:00:07:57

Scary Things in New Zealand That DETER Visitors

6/23/2021
Scary things in New Zealand. Do they exist? You are probably reading this post because you are or at some point in your life have considered moving to New Zealand. And who could blame you? Clean, green, and with hobbits roaming the countryside in search of gold rings. New Zealand is indeed, a very attractive place to raise a family. But what about the downsides? What about the scary things in New Zealand? Matters that keep you awake at night worrying yourself senseless? Why People...

Duration:00:29:46

Auckland?? WHO'D Wanna Live THERE?

6/16/2021
According to The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2021 Global Liveability Index, living in Auckland, New Zealand is now the number one chosen place to live in the world. And why not? The sun, the sails, the diversity. But wait. Before we all hunt for our passports and leave granny, Kansas and the wind behind, let's look at a few cold facts... Living in Auckland New Zealand. How? Why? If you are thinking of moving to New Zealand you have probably considered living in Auckland. Auckland...

Duration:00:44:09

Opportunity in New Zealand. Does it Even Exist?

6/10/2021
Opportunity in New Zealand. Is there any? I can't tell you the number of times I've been asked this question. I have to say it is usually from people who are moving to New Zealand from the USA, people who say, 'we'd love to move to New Zealand but we've heard that there aren't many opportunities there.' Hmmm. Time for us to make a podcast episode and share all of the opportunities that we (my family of four) have had since moving to New Zealand twelve years ago. Does Opportunity Exist in...

Duration:00:35:35

Really?? 7 Weird Things About New Zealand

6/3/2021
If you are thinking of moving to New Zealand you'll want to learn everything you can about the country before you arrive. You'll definitely want to be told about any unusual things that might be waiting for you. Because no one likes weird surprises. Unusual Things in New Zealand There are a few tips that we can give you to make moving to New Zealand easier. 1: Before arriving brush up on some New Zealand slang. 2: Ignore silly advice from those who have never been to the country....

Duration:00:30:04

Where's Best to Live? New Zealand Or Canada?

5/26/2021
New Zealand or Canada? Which is the best country to live in? New Zealand and Canada are amongst the top destinations that people choose to emigrate to. In this podcast and video, we talk about why we (a wife, husband and two small kids) chose to move to New Zealand over Canada and whether we regretted any of the decisions that we made. New Zealand Or Canada? How We Chose The One For Us Where shall we live kids? Canada or New Zealand? The year was 2008 and we were living in the UK. My...

Duration:00:30:55

Where to Live in NZ. North or South Island?

5/20/2021
If you are moving to New Zealand then the first thing you will consider is which island to live on. North or South? We get asked this a lot from families who are moving to New Zealand and have no clue as to which island offers most. So we thought we'd help out. Give you our honest thoughts (and experiences) on what we have experienced on both sides of the water. Which is Best? North Island or South Island According to the Worldometer, the population of New Zealand in 2021 stands at...

Duration:00:38:47

Mild or Wild? What Are New Zealand Kids (Really) Like

5/12/2021
What are New Zealand kids like? This is a question that we get asked a lot from families who are moving to New Zealand with kids. So we thought we'd spill the beans. The Watties ones, not the Heinz. And give you an insight into kiwi parents & how the kids in New Zealand are raised differently than in the UK. What Are New Zealand Kids (Really) Like? What are New Zealand kids like? And how do they differ from the rest of the world? Listen to the podcast or watch the video and discover...

Duration:00:33:28

Building a House in New Zealand. Dream or Nightmare?

5/7/2021
Building your own home is what most people dream of. We were no different. When we moved to New Zealand twelve years ago, building a house in New Zealand was right up there on our list of hopes. Along with eventually mastering the New Zealand slang words. And after two years of living in New Zealand, we took the leap and set about building a new house on a piece of land in Taranaki, New Zealand. In this podcast, we show you how things played out. Would You Like To Join Our New Zealand...

Duration:00:36:18

Emigrating To New Zealand From America in 2021

4/30/2021
Are you thinking of emigrating to New Zealand from America? Then you're going to love what we have to share. In this New Zealand podcast episode, I talk to Katie and David, an American couple who recently made moving to New Zealand a reality. Katie is a nurse from California and David worked for the LAPD. They had dreamed of living in New Zealand for a while and now that dream is their reality. But it wasn't all plain sailing... Emigrating to New Zealand From America I met Katie...

Duration:00:58:34

Is New Zealand (a Bit) Backward?

4/21/2021
Is New Zealand behind the times? In this podcast, Brian and I talk about a topic that so many people (people who have usually never even been here) like to say. That is that New Zealand is behind the times. A bit backwards. Slow to catch on. "Ohhh... it's like the UK in the 1950's". There are air raid shelters and everything... There are many misconceptions about New Zealand and one of them is that the New Zealand people live in grass huts and don't have internet. How rude. Everyone...

Duration:00:34:45

Life in New Zealand vs The UK. Part 2

4/13/2021
This is Part two of the interview with Jenn, a New Zealander who spent lockdown in England with her British partner. If you didn't catch part 1: Life in New Zealand vs life in the UK then go and listen to that now. it's a cracker! In part two of the podcast interview with Jenn, we discuss her observations of British houses and the way that British people spend their time compared to people (at least the ones Jenn knows) in New Zealand. Houses in both countries Outdoor spaces in both...

Duration:01:04:04

Life in NZ vs The UK. A Kiwi Who's Tried Both

4/7/2021
This week's podcast is a little bit different. We have a real New Zealand guest. Jen is one of those New Zealand people that you are going to fall in love with. Just as her British boyfriend did. New Zealand Life Vs British Life In this chat, Jen opens up about what it was like to grow up in New Zealand as a kid and then shares the story of what it was like when she met her current partner and found herself getting to know the ins and outs of the typical British ways during...

Duration:01:09:22