Times Flies When You’re Studying Abroad
Dec04

Times Flies When You’re Studying Abroad

Is it really my 3rd month in France? Wow how time flies. I have one month left in Tours and I can’t believe my time here is coming to an end. It’s been an amazing adventure traveling and settling into this cozy French city, and I have to admit I will miss all of it very much. I’ll save the mushy thank you blog for another day- I just want to share a few of my adventures since my semester abroad started. I started off the semester with...

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Italian Adventures Awaiting
Dec04

Italian Adventures Awaiting

The last time I was in another country was in 2011, for a mission trip in Costa Rica. It was an incredible experience, serving the people of Upala, in the mountainous part of the upper region. It was an experience of a lifetime, serving the amazing people of Costa Rica. Their rich culture and history was inspiring as well. In two short months, I will have the opportunity to study abroad in Florence, Italy with the SAI program (an...

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Prague: Doorstep to the East
Dec04

Prague: Doorstep to the East

In France, there is a long fall break of about one week at the end of October called Toussaint. French students from around the country leave in mass exoduses to various countries in and around Europe for a week of exploration before the weather turns grey and foul in winter. For many, this can mean simply a weekend trip to Paris or it can mean a week in Istanbul. The only constraints are time and budget. For my friend Emily – an...

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