A visit from the Parents

Anna Salamy

Anna – Exchange to VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands Semester 2, 2016 Five months in the Netherlands and only one to go!! At the moment I am on holidays from uni for Christmas and the New Year. A two-week break is very different to the long Australian summer holidays! My mum and dad gave up the […]

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My Travel Bucket List

Disneyland Kate Archer

Kate – Exchange to St John’s University, USA Semester 2, 2016 BUCKET LIST: Disneyland, Orlando Why wouldn’t the most magical place on earth be at the top of my bucket list? It was everything I expected and more. Half way through the semester, a group of international students including myself decided to make the most […]

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Travelling the USA

Las Vegas Ellie White

Ellie – Regis University, USA Semester 2, 2016 One of the reasons I was so drawn towards studying abroad in the United States was my desire to travel. Being located in Denver means that I am pretty central to most states, making weekend trips easy to achieve. As I planned, I have been fortunate enough to […]

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Budgeting Tips!

Lille Madeleine Barlow

Madeleine – Exchange to Catholic University of Lille, France Semester 2, 2016 As most Australian university students work part time while studying, it’s easy to feel daunted at the prospect of making your savings stretch of over a 6-month period of exchange. But don’t let this put you off! Exchange is an amazing experience that […]

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Side Travel from the UK

Croatia Tara Croker

Tara – Exchange to Bradford University, UK Semester 2, 2016 Before beginning my exchange studies in the United Kingdom, I embarked on three months traveling around Europe. I was able to do this because of the difference in the semester dates between Australia and the United Kingdom. I left Australia in early July and did […]

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What I’ve Seen, Where I’ve Been


Adele – Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain Semester 2, 2016 London, Mykonos, Ios, Santorini, Brussels, Bruge, Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Medjugorje, Mostar, Kotor and Budva.  From spending countless days at the beach in the Greek islands to admiring the remnants of the Berlin Wall in Germany, those first two months were full of amazing […]

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Visiting the least expected

Russian Dolls

Ramona – Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Finland Semester 2, 2016 It has been over a month since I have started studying in Lapland UAS in Rovaniemi Finland. I do feel a lot more settled in – and one thing I expected the least is the travel opportunities that I have experienced and will experience […]

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Random Thoughts on Japan

Todaiji Temple Nara Tess Crawford

Tessa – Exchange to Nagoya University of Foreign Studies Semester 2, 2016 why is it still so humid!? I thought japan was famed for its four seasons…where’s autumn? I just ate 7 plates of sushi and only spent ¥500 ($6)…#sushialldayeveryday 7-elevens really do have everything wait, the supermarket in my town is cash only? wait, […]

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