Today, it's been exactly one year since I left the North Island and arrived to Queenstown. So happy 1-year-anniversary to Queenstown and me :). And what a year this has been! First of all, the time seems to fly past way faster at the bottom of the South Island. Not sure... this might have something… Continue reading One year anniversary
How does skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand compare to Slovenia and Europe? Well... Skiing resorts around Queenstown are similar to the ones in Slovenia. There are no massive resorts when one valley would be connected to the other one and you could travel around on your skis/snowboard. Instead, they are perfect for day trips,… Continue reading Hitting the slopes
The winter arrived to Queenstown in all its glory! After a few weeks of cold and rain (and of questioning my life choices :)), I woke up into a beautifuuuuuul white morning. There is no doubt it's cold when there is snow outside, right? Remember my previous post about Kiwis and their winter fashion styles? You… Continue reading Winter chaos
Easy. You wait for the temperatures to drop to 1. While Kiwis are still rocking jandals and shorts, the Slovenian is fully wrapped up in winter clothes. The last weekend I spent in Raglan, celebrating my best little friend's 4th birthday party. It was full on summer, which made it even harder to return back… Continue reading How do you spot a Slovenian in Queenstown?
Meeting people in a small town is much easier than in a million-city. Less people, bigger chance you see the same person again and again. I guess it also helps that most of the people in Queenstown are travellers who came here by themselves so are actively looking for others to connect with. I am… Continue reading Making friends