Spending Jan 1 visiting my newest country – Austria!
And just like that, the first month of 2017 is already long gone. The whirlwind pace has clearly been too much for me, as I just wrote January 2016… but from politics to seven flights in 14 days, I’ve found it hard to keep up! I rocketed from the depths of European winter to the midst of New Zealand summer, and had a heady two weeks of catch-ups, culminating in two weddings and a 30th back-to-back-to-back. It was a short trip that left me ruing the distance it takes to go home, and the lack of infinite annual leave, but also valuing the time I did get to spend with friends and family. Check it out!