Christmas Time in Denmark
Jan12

Christmas Time in Denmark

Christmas celebrations begin early in Denmark– 8:59pm on the first Friday in November to be exact. At this time, Tuborg’s holiday edition of beer comes out (J-Day!). This night is so fun as the streets are more crowded than ever and everyone is wearing Christmas hats and other Christmas paraphernalia yelling “Skal!” (cheers) at the top of their lungs. When December finally hits, you would think the Danes are...

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Leaving Alabama and My First Week in Scotland
Jan12

Leaving Alabama and My First Week in Scotland

My name is Katheryn “Kayla” Gann and I am a junior international studies major at Alabama. For the spring semester I am studying with an exchange program at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. I arrived in Glasgow on Monday, 5 January 2015, a week ago today from the time I am writing this first blog entry. I left from Atlanta on Sunday, only 2 days from the time I arrived back in Tuscaloosa with the Million Dollar Band...

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All Roads Lead to Rome
Jan12

All Roads Lead to Rome

My name is Andrew Ripple, and I am a junior finance major here at the University of Alabama. During the spring of 2014, I realized that I should take full advantage of every opportunity the Capstone offers and started to look into various study abroad opportunities. I already knew I wanted to study somewhere in Europe because of my interest in both European history and medieval and Renaissance art. And the more I thought about it, I...

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