A Breath of Fresh Air
May15

A Breath of Fresh Air

As my Latin American adventure comes to an end, I can’t help but look back on who I was when I stepped off that plane and who I am now. Before I came to Costa Rica, I was caught up in the daily grind of university life – hardly taking time to eat or sleep, let alone let myself enjoy all that was around me. I was so worried about passing with a stellar GPA or understanding the fine-tuned, linguistic inter-workings of Spanish that I...

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Time in Europe so Far
May15

Time in Europe so Far

So far my time in Ireland has been an incredible experience. Not only have I met many new people and made many friends but I have been able to see places that I never thought I would be able to. Over the past few months I have been taking advantage of my time in Europe and have traveled to places such as Austria, Germany, and Greece. Dublin is where I have spent most of my time and by now the I finally feel at home in the city. I have...

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Preparing for Takeoff
May15

Preparing for Takeoff

To say this past week was hectic would be an understatement. Preparing for my trip was the least of my worries amid finals and other end of the year responsibilities. The quick turn around from spring semester to May interim leaves barely any time to catch your breath. However, the anticipation and excitement for my month in Germany with the Honors College has kept me moving along so far.   I am proud to say I packed an entire...

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On to the Next Adventure
May15

On to the Next Adventure

With only 2 weeks until the end of my program a lot is coming to a head. There are papers, tests, presentation and goodbyes much like there would be at home, but this time I also have to pack up all my things to move to a different country. My time in Italy has been so full, and I feel like its been four months of perpetual motion. I cant believe the semester is already over. I’m feeling a bit more bitter than sweet about these...

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Serbian Fellowship Experience
May15

Serbian Fellowship Experience

Monday, May 8th, 2017, It is Day 1 of the Serbia Fellowhsip Experience. And so far, it has been unlike anything I have ever experienced before. I have traveled internationally on a number of occassions, and I have even studied abroad for a summer term. But the Serbia Fellowship Experience has been different because it is also about building community with my peers from the university. We traveled as a cohort together from Atlanta,...

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