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  • parisbrussels

    Paris & Brussels | Vacation Ramblings 2015

    Bonne Année de Paris et de Bruxelles! After a whirlwind trip to Europe (Paris & Brussels), the Messimer family is finally home (cat and all). Leaving the day after Christmas is hectic enough, not…

    January 3, 2015
  • Music Review Travel US Travel

    The City of Angels

    Today, I got back from Los Angeles after a weekend full of fun, music, tourism, and little sleep. Did I study at all for finals? Nope. Did I have a great time? Yes, yes,…

    December 7, 2014
  • Travel US Travel

    #NI14 Conference – MinneSNOWta Bound

    This weekend was one for the books. There is something about traveling, football, good food, and healthy conversation that allow for great memories and immutable bonds. The Net Impact 2014 Conference this weekend took…

    November 10, 2014
  • cairns
    Australia Travel

    Sun Tans In Cairns | Australia Part 6

    To those of you who desperately wanted that title to rhyme, don’t worry! It does! Aussies do this thing where they don’t pronounce the letter “R” that often, so the city famous for the…

    July 27, 2014
  • australia
    Australia Travel

    Week 1 | Australia part 4

    Australia is all you could imagine and more. Here is a list of the Top 10 things I’ve learned during my first week: Living in a house with twenty different people is both challenging…

    June 19, 2014
  • Australia Travel

    It’s Official! | Australia Part 3

    It’s official. I have a job. I have a plane ticket to Australia. I have a visa. The only thing stopping me from running rampant with the kangaroos is five finals and three group…

    April 4, 2014
  • Australia Travel

    Journal #1 | Australia Part 2

    Although I would not say that I am an expert on the American business system, I would say that I need a change of both scenery and pace. Americans are so focused on getting…

    March 18, 2014
  • Australia Travel

    The Prelims | Australia Part 1

    As I pressed the submit button to confirm my spot in the Summer 2014 trip abroad to Australia, unanswered questions flew through my head at the speed of light. What do they even eat…

    March 17, 2014