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Recap: 100% Pure New Zealand

Best Moments: The Island Hopper Before I got to New Zealand, I experienced a high of the entire trip: the island hopper… 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

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

Weekend in Dunedin

Chloe Seletz May 30, 2018

A common trend I have noticed with students who study abroad is the pressure and excitement of going on weekend trips to explore new surroundings. I am personally a huge advocate of them. Here in New Zealand, many people road-trip to the South Island… More

Final Thoughts, Part 1: Two Ways of Returning Home

Rebecca Sohn May 30, 2018

A lot can change in a week. One week ago, I had just traveled back to Dublin from a trip to Amsterdam – the last major trip of my semester abroad. One week later and I am sitting at my dining room table back home in Massachusetts, still thinking about… More

Fiordland

Bryan Mitchell May 20, 2018

Queenstown: Well, after three and a half months in a foreign land, the excitement of being abroad has subsided and life just feels normal. I hit an emotional wall this week, with no choice but to push through. I do not want to get caught in a rut, which… More

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