By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto It’s hard to believe that four months have gone by and that my time in Sydney is almost over. Not everyone has the chance to say they student-taught and lived in Australia while in college, but BU has given me the opportunity to do so and it has been […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto A few weekends ago I traveled with a group of BU students to Port Stephens, a beautiful bay area three hours north of Sydney. We went on a guided day tour including a dolphin watching cruise and a trip to the sand dunes. Port Stephens and Nelson Bay were […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto Before I came to Australia, people told me to brush up on my politics and news because Australians are very interested in U.S. policy and at times may even know more than I would. I wouldn’t say this has been the case, but what has been most surprising is […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto This past Monday, Australians gathered around a TV, made bets, and watched the “race that stops the nation,” otherwise known as the Melbourne Cup. Similar to the Kentucky Derby and other horse races in the U.S., the Melbourne Cup is a showcase of the fastest horses from around the […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto Three years ago, I celebrated Halloween slushing my way through the streets of Boston in a blizzard. This past Friday, I participated in Halloween festivities but in the complete opposite climate of a sunny 90 degree day. Australians aren’t as into Halloween as we are in America. In the U.S., the […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto This past weekend, I did a lot of reflecting on my time here so far and took the time to just step back and relax. Sometimes when you’re in a foreign city (or on any vacation, for that matter), you’re so busy going to all the sights, taking pictures […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto Back home, the leaves are changing colors and apple picking is in full swing. Fall is in Boston, but here in Sydney spring has finally arrived and the warm weather is here to stay. Now that it’s getting nice out, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend the weekends exploring the […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto Well, I think it’s safe to say that Melbourne has been one of the best school field trips I have ever been on. We left Sydney early Sunday morning and were at the airport by 6:30 a.m. Surprisingly, there wasn’t a lot of security at the airport aside from […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto One of the greatest things about living in Sydney is the proximity to not just one, but to hundreds of beaches. During my first weekend here, we did a 5K coastal walk from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach. Although I’m in the land down under, I felt like I […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto I have now been in Australia for two weeks, and I have loved every minute of it. I can finally say I made the right decision in choosing to study abroad in Australia – somewhere I have wanted to visit since my childhood. As a student in the School […]

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