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Shopping in Australia <3

What I really like in Australia? Shopping. No, not because it’s particularly cheap (it isn’t) or the items are standing out (although I do like fashion here). It’s more about how salespeople are treating consumers. Okay, I admit, I hate … Continue reading

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Recent ramblings…

Hey everyone, Over the past 2-3 months my attitudes have changed several times in regards to this exchange. I originally came over here with the intention to stay abroad for much longer than the 6 months exchange. If I really … Continue reading

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My Polish Christmas

I was lucky enough to spend the Christmas holidays with my mentor Julita, and her beautiful family. She lives about 2 hours south of Krakow in a village near Nowy Sacz. Christmas in Poland has been extremely different to Christmas … Continue reading

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Semi-spontaneous weekend in Luxembourg

Just walked in the door, put down my bags, drank a glass of milk and started writing this. I haven’t even begun to unpack. That’s how much I love you people. My weekend away in Luxembourg City was just lovely. … Continue reading

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Bad at Budapest

My stay in Krakow has been an amazing experience so far; I’m meeting fascinating people from bizarre lands, experiencing foreign cultures and trying to make the most of this opportunity. But you’ve probably read enough blogs about these things, so … Continue reading

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My trip to the other side of the world.

Hey all you travellers and troublemakers, I haven’t been able to log in to wordpress until now. So here is my first blog; I’ve come from Townsville, Australia (200,000 people) to Krakow, Poland (2million people) for 6 months; this is … Continue reading

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The details make the difference

Again, I realise I have been so carried away with all the crazy things going on that I hadn’t written in a while. However, I have constantly found myself in the last 2 weeks having very reflective thoughts and conversations, … Continue reading

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Academics cross borders too!

Hi border crossers, Another way this exchange program is crossing borders is that we have staff as well as students on exchange. Rather than keep staff/students in separate boxes all bordered up…we can cross paths on this blog. In other … Continue reading

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Class Time

Hey, So I noticed it has been a while since my last post, so I thought I would take this opportunity to say a little bit about my experiences so far, in terms of University life in Rome. One of … Continue reading

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