Author Archives: Joanne - Exploring Kiwis

Sziget Festival: A Survival Guide for 30-Somethings

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We all know that the height of uber-cool things to do during the summer months is go to a music festival (according to my 18 year-old students). In my 20s I made it to a couple of festivals in Europe and V-Fest in the UK but have sadly never made it to the daddy of […]

Ferrara – Italy’s Often Overlooked Gem

Ferrara Italy

If you’ve ever taken a trip to Italy, you’ve probably experienced the labyrinthine magic of Venice, the historical mystique of Rome, the sheer beauty of the lakes or maybe just the amazing shopping in Milan. The country is stunning, filled with sights and experiences sure to bring out the romantic in all of us. But […]

The Wandering Brit Tags Along with the Kiwis

Joanne McLaughlin Exploring Kiwis

Marhaba, Ciao, G’day, Yiasou! I thought it fitting to introduce myself through the languages of the countries I’ve lived and worked in (although sadly ‘hi’ is probably the only word I can remember from some of them). I’m Joanne, a northern Brit with Greek heritage, and to be quite honest I feel like a bit […]