Well, the holidays are here and I have a little over two weeks left in this beautiful city that has been my home for the past 4 months. I would have never thought, in my 20 years of life, that I would not only live in a European country, but get to travel all over … More Closing of a chapter
Studying abroad in Australia was the greatest thing I could have to opportunity to do while in college. I’m so very thankful for the opportunity to study abroad and how helpful UC Merced was with making the process so easy to navigate. Looking back, I am very glad I did not let my fear of … More Final Thoughts
It’s pretty much impossible to fit all that Australia has to offer in just a few days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try! That’s exactly what I’ve been up to these past couple of days; fitting as much of Australia’s east coast into less than two weeks as I possibly can. So far on my “Taking … More East Coast of Australia
My favorite holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving, don’t really exist in Australia! Thanksgiving, just like Halloween, is just another day in Australia. So while my family back home was eating turkey, tamales, and posole, I spent my Thanksgiving traveling down the East Coast of Australia, on my way to my second destination of my trip: Cape Tribulation. … More Thanksgiving
Well as most of you should know, Thanksgiving is only celebrated in America and I sadly will not be able to celebrate it with my family! I’m trying to not think about it much, but the thought of not being in California with my nephew on his first Thanksgiving keeps replaying in my head. This is … More Thanksgiving!
This weekend was one for the books! It was one of the most tiring but eventful weekends that I’ve had since I started my abroad experience. I left to Edinburgh, Scotland on Thursday night. The temperature was freezing, but wow, was I amazed by the people and the city. I didn’t expect much from this city … More Eventful weekend!
As my time in Melbourne is winding down, it’s hard not to look back and think about the memories and all the things I’ll have to soon leave behind. So, here is a list of some of the things I will definitely miss when the day I must leave Melbourne comes. 😦 The coffee I … More What I’ll Miss in Melbourne