The first few weeks of studying abroad can be a roller coaster of experiences and emotions. There are good, not-so-good, and even some crazy first impressions- but they are the greatest lessons students can receive.
Check out Geovanni Urias’ post and awesome pictures on culture shock in Melbourne, Australia: http://sfstateabroad.com/melbourne-culture-shock-bad/. According to Geovanni, Melbourne is like San Francisco in many ways but there are some differences that take some getting used to (like seeing eggs being sold at room temperature in supermarkets!).