You may recall beginning of this year we made a decision to head to New York for my 40th Birthday, and as you may recall, that all changed a few months back. Today was my actual birthday, and I awoke to snow flurries in Budapest. We headed to the Gellért pools for a massage and a soak, and then wandered around the Christmas markets eating gigantic sausages and drinking Krampampuli – all in all, a very very successful Birthday!
Well, the NZ 40th was just phenomenal! In short I got to spend an evening with the people I love, eat fabulous food, and drink amazing wine!
I held the function at Hayes Common in Hamilton, and a big big shout out must go out to Andrew and his team – the food was amazing, and it was the little touches that made the night so special. A bespoke wine list for my guests was just superb! Continue reading “New Zealand 40th”
Life got interesting in the Kiwi Roamer household this week…We finalised our visa documents to start the process of getting a Green Card for the USA, and have had to make a quick and swift change to our USA holiday plans.
You will recall we made a decision to head to the USA for my upcoming 40th birthday, and THEN “won” the Green Card Lottery. This was a fantastic and unforeseen blessing for us, but since finalising our Green Card visa application, have been advised to seriously review our pre-planned booking to USA for my 40th – on the basis that it may appear to the USA government that we are looking to seek work prior to confirmation of any residency visa. Continue reading “Christmas in Europe, a reasonable consolation prize”