Goodbye to my State of Origin, NSW

It’s been nearly two weeks since my GBI Sydney Sports Business Program ended, so I’ve had time to share my stories and pictures with friends and family, as well as reflect on the experience as a whole. The length of the program was perfect for me, being that I wanted a meaningful internship this summer,…

Tschüss Berlin

The trip in Berlin is finally complete and I have arrived home after a long and stressful journey back. My final week in Berlin was absolutely amazing, yet exhausting. I was working every moment to explore the amazing city that I called home for the past 2 months in as much detail and time as possible…

The Path to a Better Asa

I’ve been back in the US for a week and a half now and while I have mixed feelings about returning to the northern hemisphere, I’m glad to be back. The seven weeks of academic programming was a perfect length of time to experience Australia and the extra week afterward, spent in the surrounds and…

再见, Moving to Shanghai

We’ve been in Shanghai for a little over a week now (I’m publishing this way past when I wrote it because VPN’s and things) and I’m still so excited to be here. Every time we go to the Bund and see the skyline of the financial district it hits me that we’re really in China…

Final Week

For my final week I completed the rest of the business plans for the site visits for my company. We visited both Dresden and a site in Berlin in the last week. My coworkers took me out for a good-bye dinner in Berlin at a really nice restaurant. It was a bitter sweet moment to…

Another Day, Another Croissant

This week my parents left Ireland, and I’m getting back into my old routine! Wake up, get ready for work, take the 1 bus to Violet’s Cafe, get my chocolate croissant, and walk 5 minutes to work! I am extremely happy (and surprised) that I get so excited to go to work in the morning….

Environmental Contexts

Currently on my fourth attempt at writing this, but at least I’m at home to write about my abroad experience. I really wish that I could turn off the auto save feature, because it’s only deleted progress over the last two months. This week’s blogpost is about using context clues to solve issues. And I…

Actually Working to Live

With only a week and a half left in Dublin, time is flying at an alarming pace. It seems like the whole second half of the summer has gone so fast now that we’re all completely settled in and just living what feels like normal life. At this point, work is quite boring, and I’m…

A Trip of a Lifetime

Overall, I have loved my time abroad in Sydney, Australia. I enjoyed exploring the many attractions, restaurants, and beaches in Sydney. I’m so sad to be leaving the place that I have gotten to love in such a short period of time. I have met many new friends and learned a lot in my six…