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"They say travel broadens the mind; but you must have the mind." - GK Chesterton

  • Full Name: Steve B ( 53 / Male )
  • Lives In: Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Citizenship: New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • About Borisborough:

    I'm a teacher (of mathematics) just turned fifty. After holidaying in Britain for many years (Kent, Devon, Cornwall) we started travelling abroad in the mid 1990s. We emigrated to New Zealand in the mid 2000s and since then, backpacking has been the favoured style of travel - the cheaper it is, the longer you can be away for!

  • Hobbies:

    Football, travel, trivia, photography.

  • Favourite places:

    Anywhere but Cleethorpes! Tanzania, definitely followed by London, Paris, Cambodia, Australia, Japan, Korea, Taj Mahal, Grand Canyon, Bolivia, the Galapagos Islands.


Trip Stats

2017/18 Europe (41748 kms)

06 Dec 2017 - 16 Jan 2018

Visiting: New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, England, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City and Thailand.

2017 July Maldives (23707 kms)

08 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017

Visiting: New Zealand, Malaysia and Maldives Republic.

2017 April Middle East (31428 kms)

12 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017

Visiting: New Zealand, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman.

Travel Help


I emigrated to New Zealand from the UK in 2004. I am now a New Zealand citizen (as well as retaining my British nationality) so I have been through the hoops of working visas, permanent residency and citizenship. I live in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden and I passionate,you believe that Auckland really is one of the most livable cities in the world. I have toured much of the North Island although I've only really been to Nelson in the South Island. I have visited many cities in Australia including Sydney, Cairns, Yulara (for Uluru), Darwin, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne

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I have lived and worked in Auckland since emigrating from the UK over twelve years ago. I am the proud owner of a New Zealand passport (although I still have my British one too) and I've been through the whole immigration thing - work visa, medical, NZQA accreditation, permanent residency, citizenship. I know the Auckland area very well and I have toured the North Island visiting most tourist places (and many non-tourist places too). I can't say the same about the South Island - I've been to Nelson for a few days!

» Ask Borisborough a question about New_Zealand.

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