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?
For my paper for this class my topic is over the cultural and workplace differences between the US and Australia. While we our similar in many ways, there are still a lot of differences. This last week I had to give a short presentation in a class that could be over whatever we wanted, even something from another class. I decided to present over what I've learned so far about … [Read more...] about Cultural and Workplace Differences
Being home for Thanksgiving this last week I've spent a lot of time online shopping for things I'll need for Australia. I haven't spent much time outdoors in the summer the last couple years because I've been working, so I'm lacking summer clothing items. I only have one swimsuit so I've been shopping for a couple more. I also ordered a couple of hats from Eddie Bauer that were … [Read more...] about Packing Preparations
Today I chatted with an online agent on the AJ Hackett website to see about the best way to book bungy jumping. I thought that booking for several people might be complicated, especially with figuring out how to pay. The agent was super helpful and was able to book for a couple of other students and me where we just have to pay separately when we arrive. We will be picked up on … [Read more...] about Bungy Jumping Booking
This week I've spent some time looking up what Australian's are like and how we should act while over there. Australians are very relaxed and informal. They value people being authentic and sincere. They don't brag about things and they usually down play their successes. Australians like people who are humble and modest with a sense of humor. Australians also value … [Read more...] about Australia Culture/Etiquette