This blog is the closest to a journal/diary of exchange that I’ve kept, and I just need to share my most cherished memories of UNC and exchange because I can’t stand to forget them. I feel like I’ve written about quite a lot of my experiences but there are still some that I haven’t put down in words or some that I hadn’t even realised were important to me until I browsed through photos and amazing memories were brought back. Continue reading →
On the eve of my journey home to Australia, I’m feeling relieved and overwhelmed. The past fortnight I’ve been ridiculously homesick and just wishing to be back on my homeland and hear the familiar and comforting Aussie accents. It’s not that my time in America has been awful, but it’s time for me to make my way home because I’ve realised that no matter how many grouches I have with Australia, it’ll always be my home and I’ll always want to return.
The past five months have been incredible for me and I have so many memories I want to cherish and never let go of. I’ve tried to preserve some of them within this blog, but there are so many things that this blog can’t be privy to and I’ll have to attempt to sear every second of my exchange trip into my head. Even the bad bits!
I have one thing to say to everyone that I’ve met on my travels and every single new and precious friend I’ve made: thank you so much for making this trip the best thing I ever did. Thank you all so much for befriending the girl with the constant resting bitch face and thank you so much for being so hospitable and hilarious and generous. 😍😚😌💋
4: number of times I cried
50+: new friends I made
maybe 5: arguments I had with my roommate
7: amazing strangers that I now know as my suitemates that made my life so much better
8: US states I’ve been to
100+: phonecalls made to my family
7: flights I’ve been on
12: suitcases I’ll need to bring all my stuff home (jks)