While it cools down in the U.S., it is finally warming up here in Melbourne! For the first time in my 3 and a half months of living in Melbourne, there were zero clouds in the sky, a nice breeze compared to the usual strong winds, and a temperature of 73 degrees! Back home, people are wearing … More Sunshine
I experienced the Australian equivalent of the US Superbowl while in Melbourne. … More Go Dogs!
I know you all have been waiting for my weekend recap, so let’s get to it! In case you didn’t know already, last weekend I traveled to Phillip Island for the weekend to celebrate the end of midterms. I went surfing and actually stood up on the board! I had pictures to show you but… … More Phillip Island
The end of midterm season means the end of the seemingly endless list of papers I had to write! So what better way to celebrate than with a spontaneous trip! This weekend calls for a day trip to Phillip Island, Australia. This gorgeous beach is just an hour and a half away from Melbourne. … More End of Midterm Season!
Last weekend I think I did just about every touristy thing there was to do in Sydney, Australia. One of those things was visit the Sydney Tower Eye. The height of Sydney Tower Eye from the bottom to the very tip of the spire is 309 metres. That is about 1,015 feet into the air! … More Vertigo
I guess you could say I am a little sad, but when I look on the bright side … More Does Australia Have a Labor Day?
Want to know what’s wild? Kangaroos. A kangaroo in Australia is as common as a fox or bobcat is in the US. While Melbourne and Sydney don’t necessarily have kangaroos jumping around in the streets, Sydney does have a sanctuary o the outskirts of the city. Here I got up close and personal with the … More Wild!