The Latest from Australia

Oct 23 1:21pm

Budgeting While Abroad: Our Correspondents Share Their Tips

by IES Abroad

You already know that study abroad is an awesome, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. (Why else would you be on this site?) You’re on board, and you've figured out everything you actually need to get there—go you! There’s just one little thing—How do I pay for stuff while I'm abroad?

Sep 22 7:14am
Sydney

Road trip with Randoms

by Isabella

I let you into the world of off-the-beaten-path travel I have become accustomed to in recalling a weekend trip anecdote of a surf and camping trip that happened with a random new friend. I recall the type of mindset I carry with me when traveling to new places and just through life in general.

Aug 31 8:24am
Sydney

Exploring Sydney's other sides

by Isabella

In this post, I talk about my first experiences of traveling around Sydney. I talk about different connotations I've learned about in neighboring suburbs, and how exploring those have been easier for me than going directly into the big city first.

Aug 27 9:47am

Best of 2019: Check Out 15 Featured IES Summer Internships

by IES Abroad

Have you wondered what you’d actually be doing while you intern in the summer? Because internship placements are based on your unique interests, everyone’s internship experience is one of a kind. With that in mind, here’s what a number of IES interns who worked around the world this summer did.

Aug 11 7:28am
Sydney

Season Swap

by Isabella

Apparently I have traded summer for winter as I arrive in Sydney, Australia in August. From joining a bboy hip hop group, to meeting my best friend in a laundromat, winter has somehow allowed me to have a unique introductory experience that I may never have had in summer.