Shanghai Maritime University

By Tuesday, June 21, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 9

Woohoo! Hello China. Today we had a tour of Shanghai Maritime University (SMU), our home for the next 4 weeks. It is a massive campus that boasts a pretty sizable lake in the middle. On our tour of the university we cam accross this contraption. We have no idea what it is supposed to be used for ...

Sea World

By Monday, August 18, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 4

Sea World is the last of the major theme parks on the Gold Coast that I needed to visit, so I was pretty excited about visiting and gaining two new coaster credits. Due to me being as excited as a child at christmas I was pretty rubbish at snapping pictures of the rides, sad times. ...

Amazing Race!

By Saturday, August 2, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 6

The Amazing Race was an event that was organised by Griffith Mates at the University. The idea is that you get sorted into teams with a bunch of people that you've not met before, then run around the city completing tasks. This was a great way to met some new people and to learn my way ...

City Hall Tour

By Friday, August 1, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 8

Today we decided to take a free tour of Brisbane's city hall. First it was time for a spot of lunch in the form of sushi and fried fish. Sassa just can't get enough City Hall and its clock tower This was our tour guide Brian, a hilarious guy. Reminded me a bit of Brendan from coach trip.  This ...

Jet Ski!

By Monday, July 28, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 7

For quite some time I have always wanted to have a go on a jet ski and today i did just that. Logan and I took his jet ski on a trip to peel island. My God did that thing move! When we first accelerated I had a job to hold on, before I knew ...

Bushcare & Brisbane City

By Saturday, July 26, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 6

Today involved a very early morning in orderr to volunteer for bush care. We went to the local forest to help clear weeds and plant our own tree, here is my tiny tree :D In the evening we took a trip to South Bank where we decided to indulge and visit a chocolate cafe called Max ...

Brisbane City – Twilight Tour

By Tuesday, July 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 8

As part of orientation week the Griffith Mates organized a tour of Brisbane city in the evening. It was a great chance to meet new people and explore where I will be living for the next year. Brisbane does not have a natural beach so they decided to build there own. Every year 70 tonnes of ...

Moving In

By Monday, July 21, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 6

So today I finally got the keys to the place I will be living in until at least the end of January. It's only $145 a week but is very different to what I am used to. Kitchen Living Room So the place was pretty dirty when I moved in and everything needed to be cleaned. ...