Feeling Sheepish in Sydney

On the weekend in Sydney, most people go to the beach and try to tan for a couple hours. Others go to the mountains and get lost exploring the nature of the eucalyptus forests. But I didn’t do either of those things this weekend. I learned and participated in a traditional Australian activity: sheep farming. Our group got on a charter bus and headed for … Continue reading Feeling Sheepish in Sydney

Sydney, I’m Here!

Finally, I’m in Sydney! I left on Monday, May 6 (Florida time), and it’s currently Wednesday, May 8, in Sydney. You may be asking yourself, “Um, what happened to Tuesday, May 7?” As you’re flying across the world, you cross the International Dateline, and I have no idea where May 7 went. I guess I just didn’t exist in the time continuum that day, so … Continue reading Sydney, I’m Here!

The Night Before My 15-Hour Flight

It’s Sunday, May 5, the night before I leave for my monthlong study abroad adventure. I’ll be in Australia for about a month for Summer A! Packing is a little difficult since I’m packing for two kinds of weather. It’s also hard since it’s halfway across the world; if I forget anything, my mom will have to ship it to me— no worries! I’ll get … Continue reading The Night Before My 15-Hour Flight

Hannah Maggiore: Summer in Sydney & Cairns, Australia

Year: SeniorMajor/Minor: Public Relations/Event ManagementProgram: UF in Australia – Journalism Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and why?I love traveling; I’ve been to over 20 countries, and I think my favorite country I’ve visited so far is Denmark. Have you studied abroad before? If so, where, when, and for what?I also studied abroad last summer on the UF Journalism program in Florence, Italy! … Continue reading Hannah Maggiore: Summer in Sydney & Cairns, Australia