The Unexpected

Katie LaBelle Major: Geography Amazonia: Culture and Environment, Brazil Summer I, 2017 What can I say about Brazil? It’s been a week since I’ve arrived and I can honestly say it’s not as expected. Manuas is a big travel hub so I thought it’d be much more like Rio with all the nicer hotels and…

How to Study Abroad in South America (On a Budget)

Jordyn Mott Majors: Spanish Education & English Education Spring 2017 Semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina A few pointers for studying abroad in South America on the cheap. Travel by Bus Bus Travel in South America is not like bus travel in the US. For long distances at least, the buses are two levels and include…

Am I Lost Yet?

Christina Chizmadia Major: Textile & Apparel Studies: Fashion Merchandising Minor: Event Management Program: Regents University, London UK You know that feeling that you get after returning to school after the summer is over and relearning math? Well that was the exact feeling I had once I got through customs at the airport. Except the math…

Sometimes you just have to laugh it off

Jordyn Mott Majors: Spanish Education & English Education Spring 2017 Semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina The first few days of Buenos Aires have been new, overwhelming, and exciting. Everyone who studied abroad that gave me advice told me this, “Sometimes you just have to laugh it off.” That has never been more true.. laugh about…

Making my way around Stockholm

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden Directions are not my thing. Many people are born with this great sense of direction…not me. When I arrived in Sweden I was very worried that trying to navigate my way around would be impossible. To my surprise,…

Daily Life and Transportation in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester During times when I wasn’t traveling around my normal schedule would look like this: Wake up go to class, come back eat, spend the remaining time with the wonderful people I met from around the world and most likely walk to Jumbo ( this became…