Staying in Syd


I was hoping to wait until my Visa information was more solidified to announce this, but due to some extenuating circumstances- its coming out now. So here it is: I’m staying. I’m staying in Sydney, in the city that’s stolen my heart, my soul, and a small portion of my tastebuds. About a month ago […]

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Top Thai and Good Thai- Yes those are both actual names of Restaurants

I had some seriously kick-ass Thai food this week! Hope everyone’s having a great Holiday Season at home. Here they call it “The Silly Season,” for reasons that are beyond me. Christmas is just around the corner and after it’s over I’ll be sure to update with lots of pictures and stories. For now I […]

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Let the Good Times Roll: RedFoo at Marquee, Manly Beach, Winery Tours, & A Hot Date


Another amazing Sydney weekend is in the books! Friday night I went to Marquee- a club inside of The Star Casino- to see RedFoo (the giant fro guy from LMFAO) DJ. Four of us split a hotel room in the city so we didn’t have to worry about getting home, which was really nice. I […]

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Off to the Races! First Weekend Out in Sydney


What a whirlwind these past couple of weeks have been! Two weeks ago I went with my host family to their church retreat on the coast at the beautiful Stanley Tops. It was an amazing location, filled with hiking trails, views of the ocean, crazy wildlife, and beautiful flowers. But while it was gorgeous, it […]

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Vegemite: A Haiku

Color of bear feces  Makes my face contort itself Salty to the max

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The overlap is over

Today marks the last day that I will be overlapping with the B Family’s current Italian Au Pair, Maria. She has been a huge help showing me where things are, teaching me the routine, and generally letting me follow her around. I’m actually kind of bummed she’s leaving. We were beginning to make a great […]

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