Alyssandra Barnes Author

A recent journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, <a href="">Alyssandra Barnes</a> believes that fear should never be a limiting factor. Jumping head first into any challenge, she has soloed a single engine aircraft and hopes to earn her pilot’s license soon. She loves to hike, kiteboard, and do anything in the ocean.

Soloing an Airplane

What does it feel like to solo an airplane for the first time? Contributor, Alyssandra Barnes, tells all. ...



What is Zorbing?

Let's go zorbing now. Everyone's learning how. Contributor Alyssandra Barnes describes the origins of this...


My First Skydive

It’s cold. But more surprisingly, it’s peaceful. I’m skydiving for the very first time, falling...