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How many experiences can you fit into one weekend?

How many experiences can you fit into one weekend?

Over the past year I’ve travelled to India, Nepal, Korea and China, but I haven’t really seen much of my hometown, Sydney. I was tossing up a few ideas of where to go during the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, when I decided to take a holiday right here in Sydney.

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And one more makes five in a row!

And one more makes five in a row!

RedBalloon a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row! Who wants a job behind the big red door?

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The power of giving

The power of giving

For me, skydiving has always been number one on my bucket list. So when RedBalloon told me I was going to be jumping from a plane, I couldn’t wait to share the exciting news with my family and friends. I vividly remember feeling both happy and terrified at the same time.

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Becca showing off

Jetpack Joyride

Jetpacking is a really unique and exciting experience, especially as it’s only just become available in Australia. So as soon as it was loaded onto the RedBalloon site, everyone in the office was talking about it and adding to their wish lists. My name was drawn out of a hat as a reward for my monthly results and I was given the opportunity to test it out myself.

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A post about nothing

A post about nothing

Amazing isn’t it – if I’m in a conversation with others, ideas and topics just simply flow (some may refer to my conversation style as “verbal diarrhoea”). But when it comes to putting my thoughts down on paper, I encounter writer’s block. And I’m not even talking about the content – I’m having trouble thinking of a title for this post!

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Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Did someone say PUPPIES????? It’s not every day you get the chance to spend a full working day playing, feeding, cleaning, hugging and squeezing adorable little animals until your heart’s content.

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I Heart Sydney

I Heart Sydney

Our Employee Experience Assistant Cat is celebrating her one year anniversary next month – not with her boyfriend, but with Sydney.  Giving up a job on a super yacht that travels around the world to exotic places was not easy, but almost one year ago that’s exactly what I did.  After celebrating my 30th birthday [...]

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Fire your engines!

High Octane Experience

On the weekend I was treated to octane fumes, snarling V8s, dusty crashes and some cool behind the scenes access at the V8 supercars.

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My new favourite thing at RedBalloon…

My new favourite thing at RedBalloon…

I have lots of favourite things to do at RedBalloon: creating the perfect RedBalloon event; listening to Bruno Mars on repeat on Spotify; group interviews; sharing giggles (make that endless giggles) with my colleagues; and the newest addition to this list is hanging our with our book club.

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Use it or lose it

Use it or lose it

I’ve pledged a commitment online to improve my mental and physical health by trying new experiences. Research shows certain lifestyle and health factors are good for the brain, body and heart and can help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

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