Crossing Three Seasons During Spring Break

One of the things I love about studying in the U.S. is that we have all kinds of breaks. Can you believe that one month after getting back from Winter Break everyone starts to think about where to… Read More

Building Up to This

Guten Tag from Marburg! Spring is in full bloom here (for now, as Germany’s weather is completely unpredictable) and with classes starting, a little sunshine is just what we need. Coming from San Diego, I was sure that… Read More

Hong Kong and “The Monkey King”

Greetings from Macau! Today I wanted to discuss my trip to Hong Kong as well as a theater show I saw just last week at the Sands Cotai Theater, “The Monkey King.”

A Long Layover in Vietnam

One of the best things about studying at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) was the 10-week semester. While all my friends in San Diego still were still studying for finals, I was finished with my semester and ready to… Read More

Exploring Sydney

You will find many amazing places and things to do around Sydney, these are my favorite!

Solo Trip to the Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise doesn’t sound like a bad place to visit when you need a break from busy Sydney, am I right? Unfortunately, I didn’t get to surf because of strong winds, but I still made the best of my… Read More

Amazing – and inexpensive – travels around Mexico

Traveling around Mexico is really cheap. The hotels are cheap, the food, the souvenirs – my friends and I have found a lot of tours to visit different areas. About three weeks ago we went to Coahuila the state… Read More

The (Bumpy) Road to Sydney

The 10 day road trip from Cairns (pronounced Cans) to Sydney wouldn’t have been the same without the two speeding tickets, cracked windshield and small fender bender. These few hiccups didn’t stop my sister and I from having a great… Read More

Balancing Being a Tourist and Being a Student

As my final weeks in Australia are approaching, so are finals. I’ve been in the library more than I have all semester and have used my free time to explore Sydney as much as possible. It has been… Read More

The Best Places in Shanghai

During the past two weeks, I have been in Shanghai – China’s biggest city with hundreds of skyscrapers. I never imagined that I would go there, and it is very different and unique in its own way.