It’s time to wrap up my three-part Melbourne series talking about  one of my favorite adventures in Australia yet: traveling the famous Great Ocean Road. This is one of those tourist stops that, if you come to Australia, you absolutely must do, as the day-long tour will take you to nearly a dozen iconic sights and landscapes. It’ll be a long, but very rewarding…

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I’ve read it a few times and heard it straight from the mouths of locals: Sydney is like your mistress but Melbourne is the wife you come home to. And after being in Melbourne for even just a short five days, I can easily see the truth behind that statement. Although Sydney attracts tourists with its famous landmarks and iconic name,…

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Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve written my last blog post, but it’s all for good reason! The past two weeks have been a whirlwind of travel, tours, and trips around Australia and I simply haven’t had the time (or internet access) to update as regularly as I’d like. However, I finally have a day off before I…

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After being in Australia nearly a month I finally made it to a real beach last weekend- the one and only Byron Bay! And although the photos suggest otherwise, it was actually a beautiful weekend to be lounging by the beach and enjoying the ocean! Once again I went with QUEST (UQ’s study abroad social club) on this adventure, meaning I…

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I think anyone who’s travelled can agree that one of the best perks of traveling is getting to try all the different exotic foods. And in Brisbane there’s certainly no shortage of restaurants, cafes, and markets to choose from! Of all the places recommended to me since arriving, the Eat Street Markets has consistently been a suggested favorite, so I finally decided…

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