May │ June

It is officially June and I’m sad to say the last month of my semester here at Macquarie University. The last two weeks in May were nothing short of amazing as I saw friends and family, celebrated my birthday and the Sydney Vivid Festival began! Two weeks ago my very good friend from home, Georgie,…

Australia: The Best Days of My Life.

First I want to apologize for not writing its been a whirl wind of fun and excitement since I’ve been here.  After moving in and getting everything situated in less then a week I was off to Sydney on a Mardi Gras trip.  After a 13 hour bus ride and transferring charters 3 times we…

Australia: A new kind of Mardi Gras

Just like any American college student, I have always been one to celebrate the fun-filled holiday: Mardi Gras. Usually, this day long celebration of the day before lent begins consists of a party with family and friends complete with King Cake, beads, and decorations in the vibrant colors of purple, gold, and green. Last year…

Australia: Living for the Weekends

Now that I have begun to settle in and develop a routine of things, I stay pretty busy for a majority of the week. I have class on Mondays and Tuesdays that usually have weekly homework and/or readings. Since I am also interning two full days on Wednesdays and Thursdays, these classes meet only once…

Australia: Easter Break

Well, Australia continually presents me with new adventures. I was so keen to spend time with the family and get to see a new part of Australia on Easter break. I was supposed to meet my family at the airport at 9 a.m. Saturday morning of the break, but once again my plans are not…