8 Travel Tips For A First Timer

It’s true what they say about Millennial’s; they really do think they know everything. I’m just about to head home after 6 months abroad and boy, did I learn a lot about travelling while I was gone. This has been my first time out of Australia and before I left I spent hours bickering with my Mum to settle down and stop stressing out. The reality? No one could have prepared me for my first overseas trip. No amount of advice can ever compare to experiencing travel problems first hand. To give you an idea, a few things that have … Continue reading 8 Travel Tips For A First Timer

My Story: Changing Degrees

I remember being literally petrified to tell my Mum I’d withdrawn from UNSW after just 5 weeks of class. I remember using the phrase ‘I’m transferring’ to which she replied ‘So, in other words, you dropped out?’ I took the remainder of the semester off and reapplied for mid-semester commencement at Macquarie in a completely new degree. I’d enrolled in a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and was changing to a Bachelor of Commerce. Criminology was, and still is a huge passion of mine but I quickly realized it wasn’t a career I was interested in. I think the … Continue reading My Story: Changing Degrees

6 Ways Studying Abroad Changes Your Life For The Better

I didn’t know much at 18 and sometimes I think I know even less as a 20-something, but, one thing I knew for sure when I first started University was that I wanted to study abroad. One of the first things I did when I started at Macquarie University was apply to study abroad with my best friend. The thought never occurred to me that one of us might get in and the other might not but I soon found myself waving goodbye to my whole world at Sydney airport, sending him off on the adventure of a life time. … Continue reading 6 Ways Studying Abroad Changes Your Life For The Better

6 Things to Remember When You Think You Have It All Wrong

It amazes me sometimes just how wrong about a person you can be. You could spend days, weeks, months, years even, lying to yourself; telling your heart and your soul that they’re the one for you, that they’re the best friend you’ve ever had, that their flaws are insignificant. I started writing this article months ago when I was having a falling out with a very close friend of mine who I’ve had on and off strong feelings for since we were in high school. In the back of my mind, I’ve been nagging myself to revisit this and see … Continue reading 6 Things to Remember When You Think You Have It All Wrong

How I Learned To Be OK With The Fact I’ve Never Had Sex As A 20-Something

Okay disclaimer, I am just about to turn 20. Nonetheless, I’m willing to consider that I’m a 20-something. And a virgin. To be honest, I don’t consider my virginity as definitive at all. In fact, I don’t really consider it anything other than a fact about me. I have blonde hair; I have blue eyes. I’ve never travelled outside of my home country; I’ve never eaten ribs. I’ve never had sex. So what? Society seems to have formed this idea that being a virgin is bad and that it’s something to be ashamed of. But, when you stop and think … Continue reading How I Learned To Be OK With The Fact I’ve Never Had Sex As A 20-Something

6 Things You Need To Know About Gemini’s Before Dating One

Ah, tis the season of the Gemini. Gemini’s are renowned for their gentle, affectionate and curious nature. As an air sign, Gemini are sociable, communicative and fun but can also be serious, thoughtful and reckless. The only thing certain about the Gemini is that you never know what to expect. Gemini’s crave mental stimulation and variety and often struggle with routine and repetition in all aspects of life; work, relationships, travel, etc. Gemini’s unique needs can make them almost unbearable to date. So I’ve put together a list of fundamental things you need to know about Gemini’s before you can … Continue reading 6 Things You Need To Know About Gemini’s Before Dating One

Why Having Feelings For Your Bestfriend Is So Damn Hard

It’s the plot of almost every teen rom com known to man – the classic best friends turned lovers. We are so obsessed with the idea because it’s almost magical to watch. To not only know someone inside and out and accept their flaws, accept your differences and love them unconditionally – but to do all of this BEFORE you’re in a relationship? It seems crazy, almost unreasonable. But it happens and most people will argue that the relationships that started with two people loving each other as friends grow to be some of the most successful romantic and intimate … Continue reading Why Having Feelings For Your Bestfriend Is So Damn Hard