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The End of the Beginning

Reintegration: I do miss living in New Zealand, but I do not find returning to the U.S. terribly challenging; a reason for… More

Bryan Mitchell University of Auckland, New Zealand

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

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

Closing Time

Chloe Seletz June 21, 2018

As I sit in my favorite coffee shop reflecting on my time in New Zealand, I have so many thoughts racing through my mind. The first is familiarity, the fact that I have found my new favorite coffee shop. I have become so adjusted to life in New Zealand… More

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