By Robinson, James
Big cities. Funny accents. Awful coffee. Bad politics. From the inner workings of Washington DC during a diplomatic visit from John Key, to the surreal visual delights of San Francisco's infamous BDSM street fair, with Voyages in America James Robinson takes us with him deep into... the American cultural abyss as he trades New Zealand in for a new life States-side. Drawing off his popular Stuff.co.nz blog, Voyages in America alternates between homesick and entertained, angry and amused; a story about how the places we come from shape who we are and how even when you can go anywhere, home is still the hardest place to find.Read more
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James Robinson is an expat-New Zealander living in Oakland, California and a staff writer for PandoDaily. After moving abroad in 2010 he worked as a freelance writer for major media outlets in New Zealand and the USA. Voyages in America -- the blog -- ran three times a week on Stuff.co.nz from July 2011 through to October 2013. His work has appeared in NZ in the Herald on Sunday, Dominion Post, Sunday Star-Times, the NZ Listener and Metro and in the USA in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, SF Weekly and the Boston Phoenix. He has a Masters of Science in Journalism from Boston University.
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