Abroad: A Series of Awkward Events

          One of my best friends once described our lives as “a series of awkward events.” On my own and so far away from home for the first time, “she has no idea,” I thought. “Are you sure this is normal? Australians really do this?” I asked my roommate as she […]

Byron Bay Via The Magic Bus

69 college students, our backpacks and a shirtless driver all crammed into The Magic Bus on our way to Backpackers Inn in Byron Bay, NSW. Outside it was raining a kind of rain that I’ve only ever seen in Australia with the occasional bolt of lightening. Inside there was a dim glow from the lights. Some slept, some squinted […]