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.
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 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.
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.
I embarked on my university adventure in 2015 wide-eyed and full of eagerness. I was confident that I was studying the right degree for me – a Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Media & Communication. I had plans for my future and this double degree was going to help me achieve those goals – wasn’t it?