Dépaysement

…somehow I ended up reading about linguistics, and it was here that I came across a French word that immediately sparked my interest and proceeded to spread across my social media accounts.  The word is déspaysement, and it means to feel disorientated in a foreign country – not in a good or bad way, but more in the sense that one feels like a fish out of water. … More Dépaysement

On the Flip Side

I’m over the halfway point in my exchange journey now!  It truly has been just as beautiful and exhilarating as my social media would have you believe.  The places, the people and the experiences are unlike anything I can truly express in words. This blog post isn’t about all that, however. … More On the Flip Side

The First 24 Hours

Studying abroad has been a dream of mine since I was in high school.  It was one of the reasons I selected UOW and something I’ve been working towards my entire university life.  This January, my dream became very real as I embarked on the trip of a lifetime – to study in Leeds, England for six months. … More The First 24 Hours