Tag Archives: Happiness

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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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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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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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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Gliding into a new perspective

Gliding into a new perspective

As I scoured over the thousands of different experiences the RedBalloon website offers I was mesmerised about seeing the world I live in from a different angle. That changing my external perspective would help shift my internal one. I had to go gliding.

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Horse riding in Centennial Park

Horse riding in Centennial Park

We love horse riding and we had never been to Centennial Park. I am not sure why. My parents grew up in the Surry Hills area and first lived on the park when they first were married. I had heard so much of it growing up, yet here I was mid-thirties experiencing it for the first time.

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A five star RedBalloon experience

A five star RedBalloon experience

Our Finance Director Linda reviews a rather perculiar experience – her employment!

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Six months of RedBalloon fun!

Six months of RedBalloon fun!

This is a snapshot of Kylie Croot’s time with the RedBalloon for Corporate team…   Over the past six months, I have: Dressed up as an elf with my wonderful colleague Emma. We handed out Xmas flyers in Martin Place, which has been one of the highlights of my job so far (not because I love dressing up [...]

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Back up career: barista

Back up career: barista

This week my colleague Phil and I finally went on our end of trimester team celebration, learning to make the perfect cup of coffee on a RedBalloon barista basics experience.

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Sharing the fun!

Sharing the fun!

By Product Strategy Manager and dare-devil Jane I am often asked by friends ”How is working at RedBalloon?” of which my answer is always fantastic (because it is). However the other day a friend asked “What is the BEST RedBalloon experience you have done? I had to stop, think and remind myself that I am [...]

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