Picked up from the station by my University ‘buddy’ and straight to a protest in East Berlin by the wall. A temperate 12 degrees and sunny, beers were flowing and … Continue Reading Ich bin ein Berliner
“What is the reason for your visit?” I remember thinking about that question on the plane over to Milan. I also remember thinking “study” surely couldn’t have been the right answer. After … Continue Reading “When I was in Milan…”
After a quick foray into Italy and a dream come true snowboarding in the Alps I arrived in what I thought was Berlin in the grips of Spring. Ehhh… Spring … Continue Reading Berlin in Spring…
Before I left Sydney all exchange students received an email asking us to let the university know the train number and time that we’ll be arriving, so that someone from … Continue Reading Austria: Not Germany
Before I left Sydney all exchange students received an email asking us to let the university know the train number and time that we’ll be arriving, so that someone from … Continue Reading FH Vorarlberg
I have now been enjoying life in San Francisco for four months. I am an Interior Design student but taking electives in Graphic and Web Design. My classes are a … Continue Reading Be sure to wear flowers in your hair!
Upon first arrival, Sacramento left me little to be excited about. Coming from the buzzing city of Sydney, to what gave me the first impression of a fairly bare and … Continue Reading California Dreamin’
Exhibition from the NAI Institute
Or so I have been told by almost every Swede I have ever met. If one was to come to Sweden in the winter, they would most likely find a … Continue Reading Sweden: It’s better in the Summer
One thing that you might notice within your first few days here in Sweden is that Swedish cities are really quite small. Only the Scandinavian capital Stockholm manages to claw … Continue Reading Uppsala: Sweden’s Fourth Largest City. Smaller than Newcastle
The first thing you’re greeted with when you arrive at Austin airport is a rack of t-shirts. Half of them are burnt orange and bear the Longhorns logo – the … Continue Reading Being weird in Austin
There are no words to express New York City! Everything about it is alive. My name is Matthew Tanaya, I arrived a week before I needed to start my semester … Continue Reading NEW YORK – The land of dreams!
One of the things I love about Sweden is the language. It sounds so wonderful and happy whenever you hear people speak it. There are also a surprisingly large number … Continue Reading The Swedish Language: A constant source of amusement
The Netherlands has been a consistent mixture of normality and surprise in a particularly Dutch kind of way. It didn’t take long to discover that the coffee shops don’t necessarily … Continue Reading nothin’ but tulips
You know how your grandmother always made sure that you’ve eaten? Well, if you’re in Taiwan, she can be at rest; this place is probably the only place in the … Continue Reading Food, food and…food in Taiwan
Hi, my name is Michelle, I am currently a resident of a very small town in Switzerland – Neuchatel. I have now been here for almost two months. I have … Continue Reading A few months in the Swiss Alps…and still many more to go!