My Final Australian Adventure: Melbourne

As my semester abroad came to a close, I decided that I wasn’t quite ready to leave Australia yet. My friend Natalie and I planned a final trip to end our adventure: Melbourne. Melbourne is an awesome city in Victoria, Australia that we had heard so much about over our time abroad. After saying tearful…

A Saturday in Brisbane

On the day before Easter, my friend Tatum and I decided we wanted to take a day trip to Brisbane. It seemed silly that we hadn’t yet spent time there since it was only an hour away from Bond Uni’s campus. So, we hopped on a train and went into the city without any sort…

Finding Nemo in the Great Barrier Reef

If you’re planning a trip to Australia, I cannot stress to you enough how important it is that you go see the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. This was one of the most expensive trips my friends and I went on, but it was easily worth every single penny. We started our journey…

How to Travel Sydney in 48 Hours

If study abroad taught me one thing, it’s that it is definitely possible to travel on a tight budget. My friends and I were so excited to plan our trip to Sydney; everyone raved about how amazing the Sydney Harbour Bridge was and how cool it was to see famous Bondi Beach in person. We knew…

A Weekend in South Straddie

Everyone knows someone who has studied abroad in Europe. It seems like every weekend they’re in a new country doing something fun and exciting. Well when you study abroad in Australia, it isn’t the easiest to get to a new country for every trip, but there are still tons of places to spend the weekend….

Life in the Gold Coast

Getting settled in at Bond Uni was a smooth and easy transition, which isn’t surprising because it’s ranked the #1 School for Study Abroad by Buzzfeed! For anyone thinking about spending a semester abroad, I highly suggest checking out the school and the surrounding area. My first impression was my dorm room. I had my own…