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... I struck gold down under

So this one time I found the holy grail of all Scots travellers.

Wandering around the local Coles supermarket in Surfers Paradise, I found the ‘foreign aisle’. 194 more words

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... I changed classes.

So this one time I realised I was taking unnecessary modules.

We were at the pool on a weekday morning (as you do) and I was complaining about how many classes I had. 191 more words

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... I cycled to uni

So with my new found freedom (bicylce) I decided to abandon the new tram service from Surfers Paradise to the Griffith Campus just north of Southport and get a little exercise while I did it. 268 more words

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... I had a steak for $2

So this one time I paid $2 and received a steak.

This is the sort of bargain that would spark madness at home. But down on the Gold Coast this happens every single Sunday at… 179 more words

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The Benefits of a Semester Abroad

A few years back, this site published an article encouraging students to take vacations in order to recharge, explore a bit, and enjoy new experiences. Indeed, the value of a vacation in maintaining your sanity and broadening your knowledge and understanding of the world is impossible to overstate—and that’s why I’d also encourage any student (who has the opportunity) to go ahead and travel abroad! 674 more words

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Final post: Coming home and tips like what phone plan I used

After having been home for 3 weeks today, I decided to make a closing last blog post.

Everyone says that going home will be strange and it definitely is. 812 more words


Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Home.

It has been nearly five months since I first arrived at Edinburgh, and two days since I’ve gotten home. I didn’t have much time to enjoy Edinburgh in the last couple of weeks I was there, mostly because I was studying for finals, but I still got to spend my fair share of time in coffee shops around the city, flitting between the Royal Mile and Nicholson Street so that I wouldn’t get too bored.  313 more words