Metropolitan Comparisons
Apr16

Metropolitan Comparisons

These past few weeks have provided me with the opportunity to travel to a couple other large metropolitan areas of Europe, specifically Munich and Barcelona. Despite being in the same time zone and just a few hours from each other by plane or train, each feels vastly different in size and sense of tourism. Before beginning, I feel it is important to mention that the weather most likely had a very large impact on the number of tourists...

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My time in London
Apr14

My time in London

I have had the amazing opportunity this semester to study abroad in London. and it has been the most amazing time allowing me to learn not only inside the classroom but outside as well. I took three classes this semester, which are called modules here that meet once a week, but last a lot longer than classes at UA. I have just finished my finance class which was comprised of a group presentation, a group paper and then an in-class...

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La vie français: Des pâtisseries et du café
Apr05

La vie français: Des pâtisseries et du café

I have lived in France for a little over three months now, and every day is still an adventure. My exchange program is placed in Tours, France, and idyllic and quaint French town about an hour train ride outside of Paris. This little town, located along the Loire River, is the perfect mixture of old renaissance buildings and modernity. I live right in the center of the historic quarter—I’m actually typing up this blog post in my...

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First Week in Australia
Apr03

First Week in Australia

Lemonade is actually sprite. Thongs are flip flops.  Toasties are sandwiches.  And everyone screams “Yeeew!” when they’re excited.  Tim Tams are delicious and Aussie guys will make any girl swoon! This first week in Australia was nothing less than awesome! I landed in Brisbane to begin our orientation with ISA – the program that is hosting my study abroad program.  Our group travelled to Byron Bay where we...

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