Small Victories And Compiling Frustrations

Robert Van Aartsen Japenese Major Ritsumeikan University, Japan Academic Year 2017-2018 Be it the extra exercise, the changed diet, the stress of living in a new country, or the early hour I’m waking up, every day by the time dinner time, or often even just after lunch, I find myself extremely tired. Today was another…

Classes, Exercising, Laundry, and Grocery Shopping in Cape Town

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 The love for this country continues to grow everyday and now that I have been in South Africa for three months and I feel very much at home, I take notice to some things that may have been different when I first…

Things I’ll Miss the Most about Brazil

Katie LaBelle Major: Geography Amazonia: Culture and Environment, Brazil Summer I, 2017 Brazil has been an adventure! As I prepare to leave this wonderful place I can’t help but to look back on my trip and reflect on the things I’ve done, the things I wish I had done, and the things I believe I’ll…

Healthy Living in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester The best thing that I have eaten from the Netherlands is a sweet treat that is called a stroopwafel. A stroopwafel is made up of two thin waffle layers together with a caramel syrup in between. This is comparable to a cookie that we would…

Hello From Germany!

Kazmira Ruhland Management Major German Business and Culture Summer I short-term, faculty-led course I didn’t know what to expect when I came to Germany. I knew there were people, animals, buildings, food, plants, and water. Besides that I tried to keep an open mind. Germany is great. Instead of rambling on forever, I decided to…

Daily Healthy Living in Paderborn and Global Conflict

Jesse Imanse Sales and Business Marketing University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany Spring Semester 2016 Exercise European cities are closer knit, so it is a significantly easier to walk places. I frequently find that I can get places faster on foot than taking the bus. I definitely do a lot more walk on the day-to-day….

Cultural Learning Experiences in Germany: Food and Language

Jesse Imanse Sales and Business Marketing University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany Spring Semester 2016 Traditional German cuisine is delicious and quite easy to get used to. I have had to show some restraint as there are lots of potatoes, bread, sausage and other meats. Not the best if you are planning on improving your…

Exercise in China

By: Angela Yarrell Major: Mathematics, Secondary Teaching Discover Beijing and Inner Mongolia, China Can you imagine getting a great work out just by going to the bathroom? Well in China it’s very easy. With the sun always shining, constant hydration is a must, which comes with frequent trips to the bathroom. China has public bathrooms very different than…