All Good Things Must Come to an End

It almost feels as though my time in Sydney was a dream and I am finally waking up to reality. As I waited to board my plane to leave Australia, it wasn’t until I looked back on all my pictures to realize all the things I had done. I got to get up close and…

Should I Stay or Should I Go – Blog # 7

A common question people ask me since studying aboard in Australia is, “Do you see yourself living here once you graduate.” In the beginning of the semester, I thought that was a crazy idea. It never crossed my mind for me to permanently live in another country, let alone Sydney, and start my career. The…

The 3 Must-See Places in Sydney – Blog #6

It is now week 11. I have 2 more weeks left in Sydney and I still cannot believe how fast this semester has gone. Looking back on all of the amazing places I have seen, I can say full-heartedly my top-three favorite spots are the Royal Botanical gardens, the Coogee-Bondi Coastal Walk, and the Palm…

A Thrilling Trip to Bali! – Blog #5

It is 2 weeks since I returned from Bali and I cannot get over Indonesia’s beauty. For my spring break, three of my friends and I decided to spend the week in Bali. None of us had ever been before and every Aussie we talked to agreed that it is a must go. We decided…

A Cup of Espresso Communications – Blog #4

I have been interning at Espresso Communications for a little over a month now. Espresso is a full-service communications agency that primarily deals with B2B. The company was founded in 2004 and has since gained the prestige and recognition within the professional services and consulting industry. Many of Espresso’s clients are world renowned – Airbnb,…

The 3 Lessons I’ve Learned – Blog #3

It is the fifth week of my program and it seems like every day I have a moment of realization that I am in Sydney. Each day I constantly remind myself to take a step back and appreciate my surroundings. Because I am mostly around CAPA students who are also American, it doesn’t truly seem…

To My Future Self – Blog #2

Before boarding the plane that would take me half way around the world, I had no idea what to expect. I knew I would learn the most once I was actually living in Sydney; therefore, I did not put much thought into my expectations. The only assumptions I had before coming to Sydney was from…

My Aussie Routine – Blog #1

Almost two weeks have gone by and I am still overwhelmed with how much of Sydney I have yet to discover. I am staying in an apartment-style accommodation called Oaks Goldsbrough. Oaks is located in Pyrmont and just a short walk to Darling Harbour. There are a bunch of small cafés and parks surrounding the…

A Little About Me Before I Head Overseas!

Hi, y’all! My name is Megan Sitlinger and I am very excited to be heading down under in a few short weeks! Before the 20+ hour plane ride takes off, I wanted to say a little bit about who I am and what I hope to experience while abroad! I am currently a junior in…