Author Archives: Jennifer Holder

About Jennifer Holder

I like to dance, laugh and draw things on MS Paint. My life is basically TN -> NY -> NZ -> TN -> ??

KEWL: Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania

After reading through the Lonely Planet’s account of Hobart, I decided that my first full day out of New Zealand should be spent climbing Mt. Wellington. I figured it was the most appropriate thing. In fact, on the way to … Continue reading

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NOM: NZ Brands

As previously mentioned, I’m a big fan of man yoghurt. And afghans. Pictured below are other things I already miss about New Zealand, one day in from leaving. I bought everything I was going to miss the day before I … Continue reading

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MISSU: Television, Movies… Entertainment

Many times, in particularly awful fits of boredom, I’ve googled and googled until I could find an episode of my favorite television shows. I’ve stumbled across some particularly sketchy looking sites, which ran risk of downloading a virus on my … Continue reading

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NOM: Biscuits

Growing up, I didn’t know that other parts of the country didn’t eat biscuits. I was even more dumbfounded to find out that in other parts of the world the word biscuit means something else entirely. When I moved to … Continue reading

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FML: Politics

BTW: I don’t know enough about politics to actually write a post about it, but I have to since it’s definitely not something I’m looking forward to. So, there’s a PM election coming up here before the end of the … Continue reading

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NOM: Pies

The first time I ever had a meat pie (besides chicken pot pie) was at an Australian restaurant in the Lower East Side. It was… a game changer and definitely not something I wanted on a regular basis. Something about … Continue reading

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FML: Men rule!

Let me start by saying I don’t generally describe myself as a feminist. I’ve got my moments and have big ups for equality, but I don’t like the negative connotation that word projects. Also, I really do hate labels. But … Continue reading

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FML: Fast Internet

This entire weekend in Martinborough we’ve had to use the internet practically one at a time. The internet is just super sloooowwww. I wish I could say this is just how the countryside is, but it’s this way all over New … Continue reading

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NOM: Wine

To kick off this endeavor, I’m going to post about something that I developed a love for here in New Zealand, and am looking forward to having more of when I return to the States (and as I continue to … Continue reading

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Memory joggers

As you know, Laurel and I are avid blog attempters. We tried really hard to occasionally blog about eating food (since we’re so damn good at it). And then when we decided that since we were moving somewhere awesome, we … Continue reading

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