Nicholas' Journey to Australia

Current Location

Sydney, Australia

Hello! I am an island boy studying on an even bigger island for a semester in Sydney, Australia! Let's broaden our perspectives in the land down under together!


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Culture shock has been a struggle as I have explored my new home, searched for a community that will embrace me for who I am and nourish me with new experiences that allow me to grow.

Field Notes

My knowledge of Australian traditions has grown enormously since starting on my cultural journey here in Sydney. Learning to understand "Aussie English" has been a vital part of that journey.


In my Field Note - Traditions, I shared several examples of difference between spoken U.S. English and Australian English. Want to hear the difference for yourself?