Some memories will stick with me forever, especially those that involve personal ‘firsts’. I could write a story about each of these 60 moments from Middle Earth. [Read on]
work exchange programme
If you think it’s difficult for Singaporeans to travel long-term or work abroad, nothing could be further from the truth. Under New Zealand’s Work Exchange Programme, up to 200 Singaporeans between the ages of 18 and 30 may work and stay in the country for 6 months on a New Zealand Working Holiday visa, as long as they meet a few other criteria. Unlike other schemes that you might have seen, you can arrange it yourself without going through an agency or being tied to one employer.
There are worse decisions one could make than a New Zealand working holiday. It’s perfect if you have just graduated from the polytechnic or university. Get a change of scenery, live independently, discover your resourcefulness, deal with a foreign culture and see a bit of the world – there won’t be any lack of moments to share with everyone. I speak from personal experience (and I paid for everything – this post isn’t sponsored in any way).
In this guide, I’ve put together a few things that my friends and I learnt to make your journey smoother. Interested? Then read on.
(Updated April 2017) [Read on]