Tag: American in Australia

An American Down Under: 8 Reasons Living Abroad During the 2016 Presidential Election Sucked!

Having to deal with this 2016 US presidential election while living abroad… Yeah.WOW! That was fun! “Trump or Hilary? Seriously?” – said THE WHOLE WORLD!!! Everyone back home assumed because I am living in Australia that the election couldn’t have possibly affected me.  I Read More

The Unattainable Girl: The Story of the Pistachio

I have been 100 percent single… ALONE, whatever you want to call it, going on now almost 3 long years.  I would have never thought of myself as being one who would go this long without finding someone to deeply admire. Read More

The Holidays: Christmas in Fiji & Wrapping up 2014

Christmas away from home..  My insides scream NO. NO. NO. NO. NO!!! When it comes to the holidays, I have always spent every year, all 23 years of my life (+6),  where I should be – at home with my family. Read More

Making Friends Living Abroad: The Problems, The Struggles, and my (Attempted) Solutions

Welllll Hellloooo 6 months of living in Australia!!  Just saying that out loud doesn’t seem correct, where has the time gone? No, seriously, how has it been 6 months already? I swear it was just yesterday  I was  in my moms house awaiting Read More

48 Hours in the Gold Coast

What happens when you put a girl from southern California into weeks of non-stop rain, on her last weekend break from school, and dealing with a stressful job?  A spontaneous, last minute, and a very EXPENSE trip to the Gold Read More

One Month Complete! New Flat, New Flab and Can I Get a New Foot?

I can’t believe it has already been a month since I have been in Australia.  That’s right, I am almost at the one month mark and no longer so “fresh of the boat/plane/taxi?” And guess who finally got a flaaaat Read More

THE ARRIVAL- Kangaroo Pizza, Hit By a Car, Locked in a Shower, Oh and WHERE IN THE HECK ARE ALL THE AUSTRALIANS?

Flight Summary After a good 2 hours of crying in the airport, followed by a good 45 minutes on the plane boarding, oh… then there was the first 20 minutes of turbulence…. my tears finally got it together and this Read More

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