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Dorianne Ma

Northwestern University
Sydney Summer - Study Australia

Hello there! My name is Dorianne Ma and I was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, USA. I love to travel, eat, and explore. I'm content in both the loud blaring of the city, as well as the quiet whisper of the country. I'd love for you to explore with me!

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August 2, 2015

I've been back for about a week now and I already miss Sydney so much. I miss living with everyone,  going down to Anzac Parade to get food, walking around the city, going to Circular Quay, Bondi, Coogee, Manly, and just seeing all the amazing sights Sydney has to offer.

July 23, 2015

I can tell you right now that I'm probably going to cry while writing this. We leave on Saturday, and I know I am going to miss everyone here so much. A huge, huge thank you obviously has to go out to Matt and Kristen for organizing everything and to IES for giving me this amazing opportunity.

July 19, 2015

It's so weird to think that I'll be leaving in a week. It honestly feels like I just got here, just started to get accustomed to living here with 13 random people I've never met before. Honestly, if I could give any advice to anyone coming here, it would be to come in not knowing a soul.

July 12, 2015

Oh my gosh, this week was probably the best week I've had here so far. We survived the Outback! It was honestly, probably one of the coolest experiences of my life. I've never been camping before and I really got to go for it with this trip.

July 3, 2015

This weekend we're going to the Outback and this week was honestly just trying to prepare for it. We took a ton of naps because we knew we were going to be tired. That definitely sounds lame, but we were also tired from our weekend trip to Melbourne.

June 23, 2015

There was definitely some difficulty in deciding what we wanted to do for this week because we mostly had outdoor activities planned and it rained pretty much all week. We really were not prepared for the cold even though we knew it was winter here.

June 14, 2015

I am honestly never leaving this place. Everything here is stunning, it is barely even fair how gorgeous everything is. I honestly don't even know why anyone here would ever want to leave. I mean, seriously, look at it.

June 7, 2015

A little nostalgia before I leave. Sophomore year at Northwestern has been amazing, and I cannot wait to find out what Sydney has in store for me!