Jandals and Jet Planes

Life & Adventures of a Kiwi Family in California

Home Is Where My Heart Is…

New Zealand - you still have my heart - we took a trip home earlier this year....


Fortnight, Arvo and Bench…

This week I discovered that American's don't use the word - FORTNIGHT.

Let’s Go Ducks

My first ice hockey game with nosebleeds seats, expensive beer and no clue about the sport...

Getting our Kiwi on for Waitangi Day

We got a few So Cal based New Zealand families together for the first time this weekend to celebrate Waitangi Day and all things Kiwi, and it was GREAT!

Lions, Tigers … Oh My! Project Survival’s Cat Haven

We were only a couple of metres away from the Lion when it pounced - definitely a memorable Christmas Eve for the Jandals and Jet Planes household!

Santa, Giants and Snow

We shared our Christmas this year with snow and giants, in the Sequoia National Park.

Time Travel : A Note To Our 21 Year Old Children

Last month I wrote 21st letters to the twin tornados (but they're only 5 years old).

Where Four States Meet

Standing in four states of the USA at one time at Four Corners Monument on our Summer Road Trip.

Taking it Easy…

"Well, I'm a standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona" quite literally on this summer road trip stop off.

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