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Closing Time

As I sit in my favorite coffee shop reflecting on my time in New Zealand, I have so many thoughts racing through my mind… More

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Recap: 100% Pure New Zealand

Bryan Mitchell July 11, 2018

Best Moments: The Island Hopper Before I got to New Zealand, I experienced a high of the entire trip: the island hopper. I look back and am thankful I did this at the beginning of the trip; accomplishing a lifelong dream at the very beginning set the… More

Hasta Luego Granada

Melanie Vines July 3, 2018

As the classic cliché tells us, all good things must come to an end. It’s crazy to believe that this incredible, life-changing month is over and that I’m going home now. So little will have changed there, while I feel that I’ve changed so much. Living… More

Welcome Home?

Bryan Mitchell July 2, 2018

Flyin’ Hawaiian: I drag my two suitcases and backpack to Carlaw’s lobby and drop off my keys. This is it. I am on my way back to the United States tonight. I go to the Auckland Airport for my late Hawaiian Airlines departure to Honolulu, and then on… More

Winding Down

Bryan Mitchell June 22, 2018

Sky Tower: Time is running out. There will be future travels, including time off after I graduate uni and get my Instrument and Commercial pilot licenses, so I am not too worried. This lack of time convinced me to experience something I see every day… More

Living with a Host Family

Melanie Vines June 22, 2018

The primary reason I chose to study abroad with the Arcadia program rather than with my own university was that Arcadia offered me the ability to stay with a host family. I wanted this experience in order to fully immerse myself in the Spanish language… More

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