Undoubtably one of the hardest parts about living abroad is the communities you remove yourself from. The ones that can’t be replicated in your new habitat are always somehow the same ones that came so easily to you at home. Everyone in America has a general idea of who The Jayhawks are, The Royals, The Chiefs. People […]
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 […]
I met Emily Riches because I had no other friends. That’s a fact. I had just moved to a new part of the city, a lot of my friends had gone home, and anyone who was left was too far or just couldn’t be bothered to see me anymore. Emily had lots of friends, both permanent […]
I’ve always been told not to measure my wealth in what a man says. And everyone knows that money isn’t everything. But what about your value as decided by your friends? Oftentimes, they do more to define us as people than anyone else. Family will always be there for you, but your friends are the […]
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 […]
Fun Fact: Whenever I talk to Australians who have been to America, one of the most common praises of the states is their intense love for Cheesecake Factory. I have also heard someone who went on and on about Johnny Rockets. Like, I don’t get it.
The countdown has officially begun. My visa was granted in only five days, my plane ticket has been purchased, and I am nowhere near ready to go. Today mom and I went through all of the books on my shelves and tomorrow I will go through knick-knacks and get started on sorting Laundry. The list […]