Moving to Melbourne

Please don’t hate me Chicago, but for the time being I have been calling Melbourne home. And because I know people are just dying to see if it is in fact true whether Australian toilets flush in the opposite direction and if kangaroos live in your backyard, here is a bit of MTV Cribs -“AudreyContinue reading “Moving to Melbourne”

The Truth About Homesickness

As a previous blog may have alluded to, I did in fact have a couple of rough weeks upon first arriving here in Melbourne. As the height of homesickness kicked in, and the yearning for a place I could call home was in full force, I started to question what I was doing and whyContinue reading “The Truth About Homesickness”

First Sights of Melbourne

A city as a whole, Melbourne, you freaking rock! The vibe. The flavor. The secrets. All are working in your favor. From the gentrification of neighborhoods full of Victorian homes and graffitied laneways to the abundance of coffee shops that have forced out the takeover of Starbucks, it is no wonder why Melbourne is ratedContinue reading “First Sights of Melbourne”

How to Plan While Traveling

To plan or not to plan… that is the question. Lately I have been contemplating about how I would classify my planning approach in terms of living life, but more specifically about traveling through Oz. I am not entirely the organized type with every nitty gritty detail planned out, but i am not completely the waitContinue reading “How to Plan While Traveling”