As our departure gets closer and closer I continue to ask my self what am I going to pack. The biggest struggle I am having is with shoes! Pack to many and you have room for nothing else, pack to few and you probably don’t have all you need. That being said I think I have found my solution! I will be packing versatile shies for this trip. Three pairs and three pairs only. I … [Read more...] about Kangaroos, Koalas, and Shoes…. Oh my!
As with any good long flight you normally get a decently sized layover at some point during the trip! Our just so happens to be the 10 hour layover in LAX (Los Angeles International Airport)! That’s a pretty long layover to just chill in an airport for, but lucky for us we have Professor Pham leading our trip. She has decided that is the perfect amount of time to go down and … [Read more...] about LAyover
As many of you already know koala bears have not been faring well in the Australian bush fires. In fact, a headline made world news stating that they were 80% functionally extinct. However, one of the big and daunting questions I feel must be answered is why do these marsupials struggle in disasters like this? Well first of all, koala bears are extremely slow moving creatures; … [Read more...] about The 411 on Koala Bears
One of the topic discussed during a group dinner was regarding data and phone plans. After speaking with a few other individuals who have travelled abroad I found out that my carrier AT&T is less convenient in this area. I decided that sticking to wifi would be best for this trip as a way to limit the use of being on my phone. It will be a little difficult to not have the … [Read more...] about Got Data?
So for many years I have been superstitous about getting a flu shot. Everyone I know that gets one, ends up sick, and the people I know that choose to skip it are totally fine. However, my mom pointed out that I'm going to be on some very long flights in close contact with a lot of people, and it might be best to actually get one this year. I hate shots, but I would hate being … [Read more...] about To get a flu shot, or not?