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New Zealand: Sunnier adventures on the “mainland”!

Kia Ora, friends! That means hello in Maori! After a rainy stay on the North Island of New Zealand, I made my way to the South Island via the Interislander ferry across the Cook Straight. The ferry itself was as … Continue reading

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New Zealand!! North Island…it’s sweet as.

I landed in Auckland so excited I could burst. Coming to New Zealand has been on my list for a very long time. I knew that seeing the Maori culture, beautiful scenery, and gracious locals would be a life changing … Continue reading

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Adelaide: Home of Kangaroo Island, great wine, and a whining tour guide!\

Adelaide is not the first city that comes to mind when people think of Australia, nor probably the second. However, it is a place I heard many great things about and I deemed it worth a short stay! The city … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Coffee, Culture, and My Favorite Aussie!

I was very happy when I arrived in Melbourne. I spent about a month traveling in Southeast Asia with my friend Craig, a native Melbournian, and he had told me on many occasions how proud he was of this great … Continue reading

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Oh, sweet Tasmania, how I love thee and thine little devils!

I really am in love with Tassie (as the Aussies call it…). There are many reasons why my love for this beautiful island could have developed so quickly. It could be the animals, the untouched wilderness, the incredibly friendly locals, … Continue reading

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Big city sights and small town friendliness, Sydney is an great place to land!

Some of you have been wondering if I fell off the face of the earth as I haven’t blogged in about 6 weeks. But alas, I’m still alive and well! The radio silence was because I went home to Utah … Continue reading

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From under the sea to high in the skies, Australia is amazing!

Hiya everyone!! My arrival in Australia was a very happy one! Not only did I find myself in a country where I was excited to be, but it was an english speaking one! I can’t even describe to you the … Continue reading

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