Round 3! Photo: Lake Matheson, New Zealand

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In an Aeroplane Over the (lake): Skydiving in Taupo, New Zealand

I jumped out of a plane at 12,000 feet this morning. No, really! Thankfully, I was strapped to someone who knew what they were doing. There was also a parachute involved apparently, though I was too focused on the tiny little Monopoly houses below me to notice. This, my friends, is the story of my … Continue reading

Dolphin Encounter, NZ

While I usually spend my mornings sluggishly checking my emails or eating last night’s dessert, this morning was different! I got up bright and early, put on a wetsuit, and jumped into the Pacific Ocean! It turns out the shock of freezing cold ocean water is better than coffee when it comes to waking you … Continue reading

Checking in from Franz Josef, NZ!

Hey there! Just thought I’d give a quick update about my whereabouts…the title says it all! I’m planning on writing a longer blog about my time in Melbourne and my first few days in New Zealand, but it turns out that the wifi in the middle of nowhere tends not to be the best. Give … Continue reading