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  • Merry_Christmas_on_the_Beach
    New Zealand

    A Very Merry Kiwi Christmas

    My favorite holiday has come and gone, yet I don’t feel as if I actually missed out on Christmas like I thought I was going to. To avoid being homesick, I didn’t watch any…

    December 26, 2015
  • sydney harbour

    Aussie Roadtrip: BRISBANE TO SYDNEY

    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 After arriving in Brisbane, Mikaela’s uncle picked us up from the airport and brought us back to his house. Her aunt made us a phenomenal feast and we chatted the night…

    December 3, 2015
  • great barrier reef

    Travel Update: CAIRNS

    I finally made it to Australia. After years of wishing and waiting, all my dreams finally came true. I spent 16 days traveling from New Zealand to Cairns to Brisbane to Sydney and then…

    November 24, 2015
  • bison statue
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    An Open Letter To My Herd At NDSU

    I’m still not used to calling North Dakota State University my alma mater. As the weekend passed, I saw hundreds of photos and videos from students celebrating NDSU’s Homecoming, leaving me with a flurry…

    October 14, 2015
  • Britannia heights
    New Zealand

    Nelson Update: My Second Month Abroad

    It’s been over two months since I moved to New Zealand and I finally feel like I’m getting over the initial culture shock and homesickness. With any change, I believe the first two months…

    September 22, 2015
  • onamalatuwaterfall
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    6 Reasons You Should Work Abroad

    In today’s world, there are so many options for long-term traveling. Aside from hopping on a plane and backpacking your way through Europe, you can study abroad, volunteer with the Peace Corps or similar…

    September 3, 2015
  • grampiansnelson
    New Zealand

    Nelson Update: My First Month Abroad

    This week marks one month of me moving to Nelson, New Zealand! Time really flies. Uprooting my life and moving across the world has been difficult at times (not complaining though) so I haven’t been…

    August 15, 2015
  • nzsheep
    New Zealand

    22 of My Favorite Kiwi Slang Terms

    It wasn’t long after landing in Nelson, New Zealand that I noticed a difference in the language, especially the slang. I found myself giggling every few minutes, either because I liked the accent or…

    August 13, 2015
  • TheBoys
    New Zealand

    Nelson Update: Living With Boys

    I know you are all curious as to how I am getting along living with three boys so I thought I would do a little introduction to the wild boys: Cayden, Nathan and Brody. I…

    August 7, 2015