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Take a (sky)walk on the wild side

Take a (sky)walk on the wild side

One of the best things about working at RedBalloon is the people we work with. Every trimester we arrange a team activity or outing, and last trimester the Customer Experience team did the Skywalk at Sydney Tower Eye.

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A birthday high tea for mum and me

A birthday high tea for mum and me

My mum’s a pretty incredible woman. Between raising four kids under five, completing a statistics PHD and answering my endless “Where did I leave my keys/wallet/handbag?” questions by using what I can only assume is Xray vision – the woman is practically superwoman. So when I saw that my mum’s birthday was rapidly approaching, I was pretty stumped with what to get her.

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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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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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What does happiness mean to you?

What does happiness mean to you?

Happiness… Where do I even begin to start with such a diverse word? It means many different things to many different people. Is it your wedding day? Is it that fleeting moment when you realise you’ve successfully won a bid on EBay? Is it sightseeing some of the remote corners of the Earth? Is it watching cat videos on YouTube until the wee hours of the morning?

The truth is there is no right or wrong answer.

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