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. ...

Singapore

By Friday, July 18, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 5

After a very long flight I eventually landed in Singapore. I had 15 hours to burn, of which I spent most of my time on a tour. I'd never thought of visiting Singapore before but I would definitely stop by there for a week or so in the future. Changi airport is massive, it has a ...

Departure

By Thursday, July 17, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 4

I'm currently sat in the departure lounge waiting to board the flight. I received and email from my accommodation office a few hours ago informing me that I can't pick up my keys until Monday, as my flight lands on Saturday I had to make an £130 emergency hotel booking and rearrange my airport reception. I am ...