Things to Do on New Zealand’s North Island

Hi, my name is Clara. I am a 22 year old student at Western Washington University and last month I had the opportunity to travel to the other side of the world and explore New Zealand’s North Island after winning the StudentUniverse New Zealand trip contest (which included two roundtrip flights to New Zealand on Air New Zealand AND two spots on the New Zealand – North Island Encompassed tour). Mid September, my sister Emma and I left Seattle, Washington, bound for New Zealand’s Auckland city. Throughout the two weeks of our travels, we found the best things to do in New Zealand. (more…)

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Scariest Halloween Attractions

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Time for tricks and treats, but most importantly time for tales of epic proportion. Nothing is better than recounting a riveting story of how you survived a haunting or witnessed something supernatural. Better yet, telling your friends how you visited the real Sanderson Sisters’ house or visited the halls of Dracula’s Castle. I have a love affair with all things creepy, ghoulish, or frightening so I’ve put together a list of the scariest Halloween attractions to tempt your taste buds with bone chilling adventures. Your thirteen nights of Halloween just got a little more exciting. (more…)