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…

Fitting In: Rome, Italy Style

By: Ann Pacione Major: Marketing John Cabot University, Rome, Italy As for actually trying to fit in, and be a “local,” it’s a little different from being an average American. The Italians not only dress to impress, but they dress for the season, not the weather. They take great pride in their appearance, unlike the…