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One Year in The Big Apple!

One Year in The Big Apple!

Author -  Krystal Liebezeit

I cannot believe I have lived in New York now for one whole YEAR!

I remember the first few months of being here, it was very difficult; learning a new culture, living in someone else’s house, making new friends, going to a new church, living without my parents for the first time, the MANY coins (why America?!).

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi1.png

But it was also very exciting, living in a new place, living in NYC (hello best place in the world), going to Broadway shows, Brooklyn bridge, being a grown up, acting like I understood pounds at the gym (awkward), being told my accent was amazing in every store, learning American words, and always having something to do!

To this day people still have no idea what I am saying (I am speaking English and no I am not Spanish). I have had to learn how to spell my last name with an American accent and have actually had to learn a lot of words to say in an American accent, otherwise it takes Americans a very, very longtime to understand what I’m actually saying or this happens, ‘that was really rude Krystal’ and I will go, ‘what? how is ‘teddy bear’ a rude word.’ yes it is very funny sometimes!

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi2.png
I have made lifelong friends, they are the bees knees!! So happy to have them all in my life, you may know them as #Wolfpack. We have done some crazy stuff together that we will remember forever. One of my friends left today who I began this whole NYC journey with, which is so very sad and strange that she will no longer be here!

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi3.png
Also being a volunteer at church has just been amazing my team is the best, so supportive, caring and loving!

Highlights of my year..

Canada – going on a road trip with Wolfpack, one of my most favorite crazy weekends!
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi4.png

Krystal Flick on the Brooklyn Bridge
Krystal Liebezeit Hair flick Brooklyn Bridge.jpg

Seeing Chicago on Broadway
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi6.png
 
Timesquare (so many lights)
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi7.png
 
Nashville
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi8.png
 
Global Citizen Festival (seeing Beyoncé live)
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi9.png
 
Florida with the Nimmo’s
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi10.png
 
Carving a Pumpkin
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi11.png

Halloween
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi12.png

Christmas Time
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi13.png
 
Americas got talent live auditions
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi14.png
 
Meeting and taking a dance class from AyHollywood
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi15.png
 

This year has to be one of the most amazing years of my life! I love New York and am so happy that I took the risk of moving here a year a go. Can’t wait for what the last 6 months is going to bring and the opportunities that will come my way!

 
#lovemylife
#kiaoranewyork
#6monthsleft
#oneyear
krystal xo

Krystal writes her own blog to document her Au Pair adventure – Kia ora New York: http://kiaoranewyork.blogspot.co.nz

To Find Out More head to our Nannies Abroad Website

One Year in The Big Apple!

I cannot believe I have lived in New York now for one whole YEAR! I remember the first few months of being here, it was very difficult; learning a new culture, living in someone else’s house, making new friends, going to a new church, living without my parents for the first time, the MANY coins (why America?!).

I cannot believe I have lived in New York now for one whole YEAR!

I remember the first few months of being here, it was very difficult; learning a new culture, living in someone else’s house, making new friends, going to a new church, living without my parents for the first time, the MANY coins (why America?!).

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi1.png

But it was also very exciting, living in a new place, living in NYC (hello best place in the world), going to Broadway shows, Brooklyn bridge, being a grown up, acting like I understood pounds at the gym (awkward), being told my accent was amazing in every store, learning American words, and always having something to do!

To this day people still have no idea what I am saying (I am speaking English and no I am not Spanish). I have had to learn how to spell my last name with an American accent and have actually had to learn a lot of words to say in an American accent, otherwise it takes Americans a very, very longtime to understand what I’m actually saying or this happens, ‘that was really rude Krystal’ and I will go, ‘what? how is ‘teddy bear’ a rude word.’ yes it is very funny sometimes!

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi2.png
I have made lifelong friends, they are the bees knees!! So happy to have them all in my life, you may know them as #Wolfpack. We have done some crazy stuff together that we will remember forever. One of my friends left today who I began this whole NYC journey with, which is so very sad and strange that she will no longer be here!

Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi3.png
Also being a volunteer at church has just been amazing my team is the best, so supportive, caring and loving!

Highlights of my year..

Canada – going on a road trip with Wolfpack, one of my most favorite crazy weekends!
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi4.png

Krystal Flick on the Brooklyn Bridge
Krystal Liebezeit Hair flick Brooklyn Bridge.jpg

Seeing Chicago on Broadway
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi6.png
 
Timesquare (so many lights)
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi7.png
 
Nashville
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi8.png
 
Global Citizen Festival (seeing Beyoncé live)
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi9.png
 
Florida with the Nimmo’s
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi10.png
 
Carving a Pumpkin
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi11.png

Halloween
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi12.png

Christmas Time
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi13.png
 
Americas got talent live auditions
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi14.png
 
Meeting and taking a dance class from AyHollywood
Krystals Year as an Au Pair in America - Kiwi15.png
 

This year has to be one of the most amazing years of my life! I love New York and am so happy that I took the risk of moving here a year a go. Can’t wait for what the last 6 months is going to bring and the opportunities that will come my way!

 
#lovemylife
#kiaoranewyork
#6monthsleft
#oneyear
krystal xo

Krystal writes her own blog to document her Au Pair adventure – Kia ora New York: http://kiaoranewyork.blogspot.co.nz

To Find Out More head to our Nannies Abroad Website
One Year in The Big Apple!

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