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Not Much in North Carolina: Crossing the Pond Part VIII

By on February 5, 2015

It’s the furniture capital of the world, with the highest brick production in the country, and the home of the largest lighthouse in the world to be moved due to erosion problems. North Carolina may be one of the most boring-sounding places in the USA. But I can’t say that I…


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A Small Bite of the Big Apple: Crossing the Pond Part VII

By on December 9, 2014

After a 3-hour slumber and an early checkout, we arrived as free citizens back in my favourite airport. With our captors obviously clocked off for the night, we were greeted by an empty waiting room and a cheery receptionist. A hospitality unknown to the border security patrol of the preceding nightshift.

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Locked up in the Land of the Free: Crossing the Pond Part VI

By on September 5, 2014

After watching the sunset over the clouds, we crossed the border in the sky. We said farewell to our Canadian air traffic controller and were welcomed into American airspace. The voice of freedom and bravery directed our landing and we touch downed on US soil in Bangor, Maine.

It was late. We were…

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Kat Knapp

Hello! I am a 22-year old Australian currently training to be a pilot and studying journalism and sociology I have visited 69 countries across all 7 continents and love to explore. Here is where I share my adventures.

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