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  • geo_paradise

    Define: Geo-Paradise

    What is your favorite word in the English language? I posed this question to the two French graduate students that I worked with while living in Australia. We talked about differences in languages frequently,…

    July 19, 2018
  • australia

    The Last Week Blues | Australia Part 7

    If you’re anything like me, Monday brings a solid case of something I can only call a “case of the Mondays.” I figured I would try to get out of the rut of needing…

    August 3, 2014
  • cairns

    Sun Tans In Cairns | Australia Part 6

    To those of you who desperately wanted that title to rhyme, don’t worry! It does! Aussies do this thing where they don’t pronounce the letter “R” that often, so the city famous for the…

    July 27, 2014
  • australia

    Week 1 | Australia part 4

    Australia is all you could imagine and more. Here is a list of the Top 10 things I’ve learned during my first week: Living in a house with twenty different people is both challenging…

    June 19, 2014
  • Travel

    It’s Official! | Australia Part 3

    It’s official. I have a job. I have a plane ticket to Australia. I have a visa. The only thing stopping me from running rampant with the kangaroos is five finals and three group…

    April 4, 2014
  • Travel

    Journal #1 | Australia Part 2

    Although I would not say that I am an expert on the American business system, I would say that I need a change of both scenery and pace. Americans are so focused on getting…

    March 18, 2014
  • Travel

    The Prelims | Australia Part 1

    As I pressed the submit button to confirm my spot in the Summer 2014 trip abroad to Australia, unanswered questions flew through my head at the speed of light. What do they even eat…

    March 17, 2014