Tag: adventure

Skydiving: A High-Stakes History

Skydiving: A High-Stakes History

On October 22, 1797 André Jaques Garnerin parachuted 3,000ft out of a hot air balloon for the first time. On June 2, 2019, I jumped out of a plane for the first time. Skydiving’s history dates much further back than the first successful parachuting venture.…

The Art of Natural Healing

The Art of Natural Healing

Fiji is home to a wonderfully dirty, cleansing escape.  Yes, you read that correctly.  Approximately a 30-minute drive from the city of Nadi, there exists two unique mud pools and hot springs.  The surprisingly soothing dugouts are located at the foot of a beautiful mountain formation,…

Melbourne, Australia – Photos and Videos

Melbourne, Australia – Photos and Videos

I had the pleasure of experiencing two very different big cities while in Australia – Sydney and Melbourne.  We spent the majority of the trip in Sydney, but a few friends and I took a weekend trip south to Melbourne.  We had a great time…

Photo Gallery – Sydney, Australia

Photo Gallery – Sydney, Australia

Studying abroad in Sydney was absolutely amazing!  I loved the city and the surrounding areas… Sydney really has everything, from city sights to beaches and nature escapes.  I think I took over 2000 photos there but was able to dwindle it down to about 120…

Photo Gallery – Fiji

Photo Gallery – Fiji

While studying abroad in Australia, I had the chance to go on a weekend getaway to Fiji!  What a tropical paradise!  It was a lovely, relaxing time with a bit of adventure.  Here are some photos at the resort, the Sri Siva Subramaniya temple, a Nadi…

Beach the Box Way

Beach the Box Way

For tourists and Melbourne residents, the Brighton Bathing Boxes are in a prime location, as the colorful huts on Dendy Street Beach sit less than a 30-minute drive from the central business district.  Perhaps take a quick trip to escape the hustle and bustle of…

Photo Gallery – Cairns, Australia

Photo Gallery – Cairns, Australia

Cairns, pronounced “cans”, was the last city I visited on my study abroad trip to Australia.  It’s a small town on the northern coast and a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and rain forests.  Thus, many people travel to Cairns to experience adventures…