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Posted May 8th, 2009 - 12:11 am by from Christchurch, New Zealand (Permalink)
hi all

I am from Spain, I have been living in NZ for oen year, and have been travelling before all around Europe so if any of you need info on travelling or living in Europe just tell me.

Europe is not so expensive, we have cheap supermarkets and cheap sportmegastores...you can really come and travel on a budget...the bus lines are cheap and the low cost comanpies have cheap flights too.



Posted June 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm by from Mexico City, Mexico (Permalink)
Hola Silvia, yo tengo una pregunta obvio no soy Neozelandes pero en fin igual me puede ayudar, planeo viajar a europa y de ahi pasarme a Nueva Zelanda sabes cual es la ruta más economica para llegar?


Posted July 1st, 2010 - 9:57 pm by from Christchurch, New Zealand (Permalink)
desde londres o frankfurt o bruselas
pasando por kuala lumpur o bangkok o dubai
y escala probablemente en sydney

no es barato justamente este trayecto, yo hice escalas de una semana y asi descubri algo de mundo por el camino y llegue descansada...

Posted July 5th, 2010 - 3:46 pm by from Mexico City, Mexico (Permalink)
Perfecto Silvia con eso investigo más muchas gracias!

Posted December 10th, 2010 - 11:21 am by from Adelaide, Australia (Permalink)
Hey I'm thinking of going to Europe after I've travelled around Australia.

Did you couch surf across Europe? How did you find accommodation?

I've noticed you are an expert in quite a few languages how did you go about getting to that level? Would you say its talent or just method? Does it just take exposure to the language or is there some thing else required?

How hard do you think it would be for me to travel around Deutschland? I want to pick up that language.

Sorry for all the questions. I am keen to learn from your experience.

Posted December 10th, 2010 - 12:59 pm by from Suedliches Anhalt, Germany (Permalink)

if you want to travel Germany feel free to ask me any questions. I lived in New Zealand for the last 2 years but am now back in Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) and would love to catch up with some Kiwis over here.



Posted December 11th, 2010 - 2:54 am by from Adelaide, Australia (Permalink)
I want to goto germany at some stage. I guess my biggest worry is about cost.

How did you find it living in New Zealand? What were some of the biggest differences to your home you noticed over here?

Posted December 17th, 2010 - 4:20 pm by from Suedliches Anhalt, Germany (Permalink)
I absolutely loved living in New Zealand!!! And I so wanna come back one day and maybe, who knows, stay there forever.
I keep telling people that when I'm old I'm going to move to New Zealand to live at Kate Sheppards haha
But, ya everything about your country was great, the only thing I missed were some of the festivals we celebrate throughout the year, but that's peanuts..
You'll definately have to pay me a visit when you're over here. Would be exciting to have someone from "home" over ;)

Posted December 20th, 2010 - 9:43 am by from Adelaide, Australia (Permalink)
What festivals are there? It would be good to go to one of them :).

Yea I will keep you in mind when I end up over that way. Probably over a year away from now though.

Did you have a grip on english when you arrived or did you pick it up when you got here?

Posted January 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm by from Suedliches Anhalt, Germany (Permalink)
You definately have to go to one of the many music festivals we have during the summer. There are so many great bands and thousands of fans celebrating the whole weekends. It's wonderful.

I did have a good knowledge of the English language when I came to New Zealand, which was important as I was going to work with children. But I picked up so many things, especially the typical New Zealand expressions very quickly. Are you learning any German? What are you planning on doing anyways? Do you just want to travel or do you want to work somewhere over here?

I'm thinking about where to go next too. Since I've been overseas for quite some time I wanna spent the summer somewhere in Europe. Maybe Sweden or the southern France.

Posted January 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am by from Adelaide, Australia (Permalink)
That sounds like fun I'll be sure to check out one of those festivals.

I am not learning German at this stage. My current plans are to trip around Australia save more money then goto Japan for a trip and hopefully try and learn some more of the language.

Then after all of that I want to save up again to goto Germany. I'm not sure if I would be able to get work in Germany or not since I can't speak that language. At this stage its kinda far into the future so my plans aren't solid.

My interest in Germany is more about the immersion in the culture and the fact I want to get at least a basic grasp of the lanuage. Also my older brother lives in Germany so I think it would be pretty cool to visit him having already got a basic grasp of German.

Both Sweden and France sounds interesting to goto. Have you been to those places before?