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The Final Countdown

Meghan Callahan is a student blogger studying at UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, New Zealand As I am sitting down and writing this… More

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The Final Countdown

Meghan Callahan January 14, 2019

Meghan Callahan is a student blogger studying at UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, New Zealand As I am sitting down and writing this blog post it is January 11th, and as I arrived at the Pittsburgh International Airport this morning from Orlando, my mom looked at… More

Unscripted Scenes

Caroline Roy December 4, 2018

For the second half of my mid-trimester break, six of us drove to the northern coast of New Zealand where we spent the week playing cards, tossing frisbees, and lying in the cold sand, trying to pretend it was summertime. By that time, our little group… More

Friendship and Jazz Music

Caroline Roy September 27, 2018

Before I left for New Zealand, one of my professors warned me that when you’re on your own in a new place, your highs and lows of life become amplified. Your bad moments feel exceptionally bad, your good times euphorically good. I thought about this lesson… More

The End of the Beginning

Bryan Mitchell July 18, 2018

Reintegration: I do miss living in New Zealand, but I do not find returning to the U.S. terribly challenging; a reason for this could be that I categorize travel and non-travel life separately in my brain. Also, I met or overachieved on all of my goals… More

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

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