The second half of my trip in New Zealand with Mom and Dad.
I remember doing freewriting exercises in ninth grade. My English teacher has us write whatever we wanted about a given prompt for the first twenty minutes of every Monday morning class. We got marks just for handing it in. I always found freewriting fun, free from pressure or self-doubt. Sometimes when I hear a good … Continue reading 39. Writing Prompt
Here are some insights if you ever want to go to New Zealand. These are my bullet point personal thoughts if you want to plan your trip to this beautiful country. Go in spring. All the pictures you see in the travel brochures are taken in spring (fall in North America). It's NOT peak travel … Continue reading 38. Through New Zealand
On Saturday Waking up early is no easy task for a night owl, but it paid off this past weekend. We had some phenomenal early morning hikes and made the most of Grampians National Park. I highly recommend going to anyone who's thinking about it. The Grampians are a beautiful part of Victoria and I'm … Continue reading 37. The Grampians
When household currency is reduced to icy poles and popsicles.
I flew into Perth just two days shy of my one year anniversary in Australia. Much like on that first day, I found myself foggy-eyed in an international airport. I got to my hostel, checked in and set out to explore. This time around, I was much more successful - I don’t fall asleep at … Continue reading 35. Perth