What it means to fly: skydiving in Taupo, New Zealand

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3. Skydive When I came to New Zealand, I knew I wanted to test my boundaries, face my fears, and open myself to new experiences. I was originally planning on skydiving over The Great Barrier Reef in Australia, but due … Continue reading

The natural wonders of Fraser Island

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When I initially planned my travels up the East Coast of Australia, I didn’t put that much thought into Fraser Island. All I knew was that it’s the largest sand island in the world, and you can find dingoes on … Continue reading

That Festival Feeling: Part III

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Over the year I spent in Australia, I had the chance to volunteer at multiple summer music festivals all over the country. These are the honest stories and awesome experiences I had. Check out my other segments about my summer of festivals … Continue reading

What to do in Byron Bay

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Byron Bay is the smaller Aussie version of my hometown: Santa Cruz, California. With the dreadlocks, the choice of vegan and vegetarian restaurants, healthy smoothies, the tie dye stores, the local hippies playing bongos on the grass, and of course, … Continue reading

That Festival Feeling: Part II

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Over the year I spent in Australia, I had the chance to volunteer at multiple summer music festivals all over the country. These are the honest stories and awesome experiences I had. Check out my other segments about my summer of festivals here: … Continue reading

Craft Beer 101

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It seems like everyone is talking about craft beer, hops, and malts these days. Or is that just me?  I first got into craft beer in college, a friend introduced me to big hop American IPAs via Stone Brewery and … Continue reading