AUSTRALIA

Traveling to a place and living within a place are different experiences entirely. Travelling to places for short periods of time and being a tourist, although valuable, doesn’t really give you a holistic view of the space you inhabit. For instance, when I arrived in Australia, in Melbourne, I was a tourist. Most of my…

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Australia Blog Post 4

I am about to leave australia and I am so happy with this semester. I have a hard time putting it into words, how I feel about this trip and what i’ve learned and experienced without it sounding cliche. I made so many friends and did so many fun things I never thought I would…

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Home

I’ve been home for about 2 weeks now, I’ve been back working for 2 weeks, and things are becoming ‘normal’ again. I figured now I can sit down and do my final blog post. I’m supposed to write about how I have changed or how my view of the world has changed from my first…

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Before I go!

Hello everyone who is curious about the Ireland experience! Before I dive into my blog I figure its important to share a bit about myself. I am a sophomore in the 3/2 program at Rollins College, I want to travel the world, and I have extreme liquidity when it comes to all things new or…

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Just a Few Hours away from New Zealand!

I write today from the international Terminal of LAX, where I have been for the past few hours and will be for at least another 7 due to a wonderful 12 hour layover between my arrival from MCO and departure for Auckland. Now that I have finally eaten and found a spot to settle for…

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Episode 1: On my way to the land down under

Hey guys!   It’s Fabi. I am a first semester junior and a political science and anthropology major. In 10 days, 16 hours, 1 minute, and 29 seconds, I will be leaving the States to head to Australia, or as the Aussies call it, Straya to attend the University of Newcastle. This program is provided…

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Before New Zealand

Kia ora!* It’s only a few days until I depart for New Zealand and I cannot express my excitement enough! I have been out of the county before, to Costa Rica and France, but this will be the longest flight I’ve been on (19 hours total!) and the farthest I’ve traveled. It will also be…

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New Zealand Bound

In just two days I will be starting a 5+ month adventure to New Zealand while studying at the University of Otago… and of course I waited until the last minute to start packing (which is what I will be doing when I finish this blog post). I have never really traveled for an extended…

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12,000 Minutes and Counting…

I have been tracking the minutes until my arrival in Queenstown, New Zealand since the count has been well over 100,000 and the amount of nerves that reside in me are countless. The information we have received so far has left my head reeling and launching it into spirals of imagination, wondering who the rest…

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