This blog entry was submitted by Andrea Calderon, who studied abroad in Australia. Featured photo by Natasha Miller on Unsplash “It was only natural for my friends and family to warn me about coming to Australia. I was warned about the various dangerous animals that might kill me; sharks, crocodiles, venomous snakes and even the mythical creatures known as “drop bears.” However, as I sit and … Continue reading Study Abroad, It’s Not Always a Breeze
This blog entry was submitted by Isabelle Colf, who studied abroad in Budapest. Featured photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash “Budapest is an amazing city full of 19th-century architecture that has recently been “rediscovered” by tourists since the fall of the Iron Curtain. Although there are many visitors, the city is still relatively new to tourism, making it the perfect place to visit if you want … Continue reading Budapest by a Local
This blog entry was submitted by Alesondra Cruz, who studied abroad in Rome, Italy. Featured photo by Jamie Goodwin on Unsplash “The dreaded fear of every study abroad student: looking like a tourist. We all take efforts to look like a local. Those of us living in Rome do this by occasionally throwing an “alora” into our conversation, only ordering cappuccinos before noon, and crossing the … Continue reading Rome Sweet Home: How my study abroad site became my home
This blog entry was submitted by Nia Delmast, who studied abroad in Morocco. Featured photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash. “August 31st to September 2nd marked the celebration of Eid Al Adha amongst the Muslim community. For me and other international students that meant a three-day weekend to explore Morocco and the culture shock of seeing piles of sheep’s remains in the streets. For Moroccans, it meant … Continue reading Why Do We Celebrate the Eid?
This blog entry was submitted by Sofia de Lozada, who studied abroad in Berlin, Germany. “Hi, my name is Sofia and I am a junior studying International Business at St. Edward’s University. I am also from Bolivia. During my time at St. Edwards, I have heard many great things about the study abroad program the school offers and wanted to test it myself. I decided … Continue reading Study Abroad Experience in Berlin
This blog entry was submitted by Liam Keaney, who studied abroad in The Hague, the Netherlands. Featured photo by Gerrit Vermeulen on Unsplash “Study abroad is an experience that many students hear about prior to starting college, yet it is something that remains untested by large portions of the student body. It is a fantastical-sounding proposition that promises of “dreams coming true,” “life-changing moments,” using such … Continue reading Making Time for Study Abroad – It’s Worth It
This blog entry was submitted by Tatiana Gonzalez, who studied abroad in Italy. Featured photo by Jorge Vidal on Unsplash “A few months ago, I decided to embark on a journey that would completely launch me out of my comfort zone. This was such a big step and I was going to be completely alone in a new country, but luckily I knew the language. Barcelona is … Continue reading A Semester in Barcelona