I am writing this blog post from a Starbucks cafe in downtown Tokyo, stealing their Wi-Fi and sheltering myself away from the snow. The warmth and familiarity of Starbucks has … Continue Reading Sophia University, Japan – My ﬁrst 24 hours in Tokyo
What is an Aussie doing in Helsinki? So many people asked me why I ended up choosing Finland as my exchange destination, and after originally thinking that I wanted to … Continue Reading Sydney to Helsinki: Letters to Santa
Can’t believe half of the semester is gone!!! I have already stayed at Singapore for more than two months!! To be honest, I miss home, my family, my friends and … Continue Reading Two months left at Singapore
Between island hopping in Thailand, exam prepping in cafes and trying to localise myself in Singapore, I’ve had little time to make sense of exchange life. In hindsight, it’s been … Continue Reading Simply Singapore and So Much More
Hey there, my name is Lucy and if you’ve ever considered going on exchange, I would totally support you. During the past few weeks of my exchange to City University … Continue Reading Why City U is the place to be! – Hong Kong
Engulfed in a thick pad of clouds, the plane banked sharply to the left as my stomach dropped a notch. I felt the pressure against my ears as we progressed … Continue Reading Singapore Sentiments
“Why on earth would come all the way from Sydney to study here?” With an incredulous look on their face, this is the question every Dutch person will ask once … Continue Reading Chillburg Tilburg
I write this post on a train from Florence to Venice, one week out from starting exchange in my host city for the semester: Dublin. I’ve only been out of … Continue Reading Preparing for Exchange.
Hey from England! I’m currently ‘studying’ my way into the second week of lectures at Plymouth University and it’s about time for my first blog. My trip actually started about six weeks … Continue Reading Plymouth, England
About a year ago, after I finished my first semester at UTS, I started to question myself what do I want to do before I graduate. I realise I want … Continue Reading BYE FOR NOW,SYDNEY & HELLO, SINGAPORE
Hey there potential exchange students, my name is Lucy and I am currently on exchange at the City University of Hong Kong. For starters, Hong Kong is a culturally diverse … Continue Reading Welcome to Xiāng Găng; My First Week at City U!
“…It’s a quiet village” are the unforgettable first few lines of Beauty and the Beast and a song that I can’t stop singing as I walk through the pastel German houses … Continue Reading Little Town
The thing about France is that it throws you into the deep end. In Amsterdam they speak perfect English, in Berlin all university students are close to fluent English speakers, … Continue Reading Exchange in Reims, France
Ryerson University, a technical focused institution in the heart of downtown Toronto, just down the road from the prestigious University of Toronto. It has a whole bunch of brutalist style … Continue Reading Started from the bottom (of the world) now we’re here
UWhen I first visited Barcelona during 2 months Euro-trip in the summer of 2014, I told myself: I shall be back to this amazing city one day. Little did I … Continue Reading Everyday in Spain is a fiesta!
Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the sun is out and an array of flowers fills the cityscape. It has been 27 days since I arrived in Germany, and … Continue Reading Guten Tag!