Settling in… (Blog 2: February)

It has been a little over a month since my arrival to Sydney. I would like to say I’m pretty much settled in! I have established a routine and have memorized my daily schedule of classes and internship. I am, however, of course still trying new foods and trying to venture to new places. Just…

Nos Vemos Pronto

My personal trainers at my gym back at back at home are some of the most important people in my life. They have helped me in so many ways, both physically and emotionally. Right before I left to come to Argentina, one of them said to me “Von-Von, don’t waste your life. One day your…

Go the Distance, Play the Game

“What’s next on the treasure map?” I think this to myself every Friday as the weekend comes near. It’s going to sound a little stupid, but this is because of my self-made scavenger hunt throughout the city of Buenos Aires! First, let’s dive into three things. Number one: besides going to the gym, probably my…

Concert at the Summer Palace

Hey there, Since the day I arrived in Vienna, I have been told to go to one of the cities famous free outdoor concerts. While I have been to a few, none have been as beautiful as the Vienna Philharmonic playing at Schönbrunn Palace last Thursday. The show consisted of different classical music works which…

The Brickle Sisters

Last weekend my sister came to visit me here in Buenos Aires. Other than my dad coming right at the very beginning of my time here, I have not had any visitors, so it was really nice to have a familiar face around for the weekend. My sister can be kind of hard though. She…

My Final Days in Shanghai

Hello everyone! So I leave Shanghai in three days and this past week has been crazy. I’m leaving a little earlier than everyone because of when my internship in the US starts. This past week has been extremely hectic as it’s been our finals week and in addition to that I had a severe case…

Last Month in Vienna

Hey again! These past 4 months have been an amazing experience. I have seen so many breathtaking cities, tried new things, listened to new music, and had lots of new beer! With only a few more weeks until my flight home from Vienna, I am already starting to feel both sad and excited to reach…

Endless Fish & Chips in London

Hey everyone! This weekend I was so happy to be able to return to one of my favorite cities in the world, London! I first visited London about 3 years ago when I was still in high school on a school trip and absolutely loved every second of it. Being able to return now during…

Eye of the “Tigre”

And it certainly was “the thrill of the fight,” well that is, the thrill of fighting the cold. Yes, the cold has finally set in here. It’s not that it is actually that cold. Really it’s in the mid 50s and windy. But this past week, we had a sudden drop in temperature from the…