The worldwide Augustana College experience

Every year, a group of Augustana students spends the 10 weeks of winter term as full-time interns in Sydney, Australia.

Three Days in and A LOT of walking

The moment we set foot on Sydney the cold bitter winds and ice of Illinois were but a distant memory, which is exactly where I wanted them.

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!

Well. It’s official. I am a terrible blogger! Okay, maybe not quite “terrible” but I am about a week behind. Instead of boring you with what last week was, I’ll simply give a brief overview: Monday through Thursday- I started my internship at Life Changing Experiences, which runs a program called SISTER2sister. This foundation is […]

Adventures in Sydney

Sydney is an amazing and diverse city packed full of interesting things around every corner! As of yesterday we’ve been here for two weeks, and boy have they been fun and busy! Our first day in Sydney was spent in orientation with CAPA, where they went over some important information about our assignments, internships, and […]

It’s the Start..of Something New…

Sorry Disney if I infringed on any copyright laws, but the song was just too perfect to pass up! As you probably have noticed dear reader(s?), I have not posted in quite a bit! And I apologize for that! The lack of consistent wifi and adventures that filled my days put me a bit at […]

Somewhere sunny and 75….

When I think of summer, I think of sun and beautiful weather. So when I got the chance to travel during the Midwest’s most brutal season (aka winter) I jumped at the opportunity. I applied and was accepted into the Australia Term Abroad- which also came with the added perk of going to visit New […]

Welcome to New Zealand… and Middle Earth

After a six hour drive to Chicago, a four hour flight to San Francisco (We also sat at the gate for a hour to fix a static intercom system), and a 12 hour flight to Auckland, we finally arrived in New Zealand! After getting our passports stamped, and going through customs we got on a […]