Rome Sweet Home: How my study abroad site became my home  

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  

Why Do We Celebrate the Eid?

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?

Study Abroad Experience in Berlin

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

Making Time for Study Abroad – It’s Worth It

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

A Semester in Barcelona

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

Italian American Cuisine

This blog entry was submitted by Jennifer Gray, who studied abroad in Italy. Featured photo by Davide Ragusa on Unsplash “Author’s Note: I have always been passionate about culinology and the varying cultural culinary techniques our wonderful world has to offer. Italy has been one of the most influential and important countries for American cuisine as we know it, and naturally, it was a perfect fit for me to … Continue reading Italian American Cuisine

First Week in the Netherlands

This blog entry was submitted by Madeleine Lange, who studied abroad in the Netherlands. Featured photo by Cynthia De Luna on Unsplash “Well, we made it. Not so much you, and more so me, but YAY US. It’s the 4th day of this American girl living in the Netherlands, or Holland as the locals prefer to call it. I know what you’re thinking, wow she’s already so cultured- … Continue reading First Week in the Netherlands