Living in Sydney

My time in Sydney is sadly approaching its end. I have made countless memories and had a variety of amazing experiences, but I am ready to go back to the States to see all of my friends and family. Being in another place for so long has had me start thinking of where I will…

Top Places in Sydney

For anyone who is thinking of traveling to Sydney, I got you covered. No need to look up and browse through hundreds of sites stating where you have to go in Sydney, you can read it here straight from the Australian himself (okay not really but I’ve been for some time so I think I…

Traveling Outside of Sydney

Traveling outside of Sydney has been an amazing experience, especially since I have done very little of it before I went abroad. For our spring break, my roommates and I went to Bali, Indonesia. Preparing for a trip like this was difficult; to save money we only checked one suitcase for our flight. We had…

First Impressions

When I first arrived in Sydney, I was elated to step out into the sunshine and 90 degree weather. Still wearing sweatpants having left from Pittsburgh, I was excited to know that I wouldn’t be needing them for a while. For the first few days, I was so happy about the weather that I didn’t…

High Expectations

Coming into this study abroad experience, I had very high expectations. This trip has more than lived up to it, helping me develop academically, professionally, and personally. The classes have given us a very hands on approach to learning the culture of Sydney by taking us on numerous field trips around the city, such as…

Weekend Update and Goals

What’s up blog world, here to give some updates of my time in Australia and also tell you what I’m trying to accomplish while I am here. Last weekend, the CAPA Program took us all out to the Blue Mountains for a hike and some sight seeing. It was about a two hour bus ride,…

I Arrived in a Land Down Under

It’s been a few weeks since I landed in Sydney and time has flown by. It seems like every time I check the time its nearing the end of the day and I am one day closer to leaving. Which also means I am closer to another 18 hour flight, by far the worst part…

Introduction Post

Well, I guess I’m going to have to learn how to blog on the fly, because I have been trying to start this post for a solid 30 minutes. It must be the finals week hangover still lingering. In this post, I’ll introduce you all to who I am, what I will be doing this…