Tag: CNHP

Struggling with Conversation

Several times throughout this term, I’ve encountered discussions on introverted and extroverted personas. When the question is directly posed to me, I actually feel quite restricted and boxed into two categories. Naturally, I am friendly. I enjoy conversations filled with substance and a positive exchange of knowledge and energy. However, I am also content with ...

In Sickness and In Health

There is nothing fun about being sick while studying abroad. I’m prone to getting sick in some way, shape, or form, regardless of where I am in the world. In the previous post, you may recall that I suffered from full-on foot pain, after participating in some intense surfing lessons. It prevented me from walking ...

Weekend Splendor

As a market and festival fanatic, Australia certainly does not lack in this department. After an intense week of uni work, I love knowing there are heaps of Saturday markets and Sunday festivals to explore during the weekend. Lesson Learned #4—If you’re looking for any of these things—love, art, expression, good conversation—well I have the ...

A Peaceful Place

Want to take a wild guess at which week in the term has me feeling so blue? Yes, week five. I’ve experienced this week time and again at Drexel. To my surprise, week five at UNSW doesn’t differ much. I definitely shed a tear or two in the library, but I made it through! “Study ...

Settling In

It took about four days for the jet lag to completely pass. However, UNSW’s international student orientation was only two days after my arrival in Sydney, so I had to get my act together quickly. If you’ve never experienced jet lag before, like me, just know that the feeling is very similar to the aftermath ...

Ambition is Priceless

“Easy to dream a dream, though it’s harder to live it” – Wale I’ve been waiting for someone to pinch me. Maybe then I’d wake up from this dream. Did I really just move out of my apartment in Philadelphia, knowing that I’d probably never return to that home I loved on Preston Street? Did ...