Mitsui Educational Foundation: A Three Week Study Tour of Japan

 

Bowing Deer at Todai-ji Temple

A Bowing Deer at Todai-ji Temple.

Kimono & Tea Ceremony

Kimono & Tea Ceremony.

There is some nervous laughter as we spot the ‘Onsen day’ on our itinerary. Onsen is the Japanese word for hot spring, which is so ingrained in Japanese culture, that it’s something you shouldn’t miss when visiting the land of the rising sun. Bathing suits are banned, and this rule is non negotiable. I can understand why my fellow travel companions are somewhat apprehensive; this level of nudity is not a social norm in Australia. Read more

The Opportunity of a Lifetime at Start-up Weekend Brisbane – Creative Tech

From the 18th till the 20th of March, the Glasshouse at Kelvin Grove hosted Australia’s first creative tech start-up weekend. As participants pitched their initial ideas on the Friday, excitement was high in anticipation of the voting and team formations to take place later that evening.

I voted and became apart of the team for Shario – a platform for musicians to share, sell and trade musical equipment, providing a solution for musicians to gain access to otherwise extremely expensive equipment.

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Internship Ramblings…

Internships can be confusing, scary, and downright confronting – however, as I reach my fourth week of being an intern, I can honestly say that they’re more than worth the crazy rollercoaster of emotions.

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