A journalist from the Sunday Star Times asked me some questions last week about what it’s like to have left the full-time working life. Not surprisingly, only a fraction of my answers made it into the story that was published in the paper so I thought I’d publish my full answers on my blog.Read More
Hi, I'm Lisa. I'm a 30-something on a mission to find out what life has to offer when the 'traditional' path of marriage, kids and 9-5 jobs just isn't right for you.
I live in my campervan and travel around New Zealand while I write about happiness and personal growth, challenging the status quo, life off the beaten track and finding your own path instead of following everyone else. On this blog, you will find stories about my own insights and experiences as well as stories about other people who are doing life differently.
After over four months of living the Vanlife, it was time to make some big decisions about the future.
As it turns out, living up to my new 'Be fearless. But don't be stupid' Mantra is easier said then done. But luckly a chance encounter helped me figure out the right next steps for me.Read More
It’s been four weeks now since I gave up ‘normal’ life in Auckland to live life differently. It has been an amazing experience so far and I’ve already learnt so much. I’ve been trying to put into words what I love most about it and why it feels so right. Here is what I’ve come up with.Read More
I can see some people read this blog and say “right, she’s just another bitter 30-something that didn’t get a guy and is now trying to convince herself it was a choice”.
Truth is, you might not be completely wrong...Read More
What do you do when you just turned 30 and almost everyone around you is getting married, starting families, buying houses and/or is trying to get ahead in their careers, and somehow it’s just not what you want from life?Read More