Beach Towns near Barcelona
Jun28

Beach Towns near Barcelona

While the beaches in Barcelona are lovely, they can be quite crowded and chaotic if you’re looking for a relaxing day at the beach. Luckily, there are plenty of quiet beach towns just a short train ride away that make for a perfect day trip. On Friday, June 8, I traveled to Sitges with my study abroad program. Traveling from Barcelona’s main train station, Barcelona-Sants, to Sitges only took about a half hour. First, our program...

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Barefoot in Barcelona
Jun28

Barefoot in Barcelona

I had no idea my Study Abroad experience would be this meaningful. The people, places, and events I have been able to experience have been incredible. Living in Pamplona has been a wonderful time with a fantastic group of students and professors for the University of Alabama. I have had the privilege to travel around Spain with some amazing people. We have gone to many different places from the Guggenheim in Bilbao to the beaches of...

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Akwaaba from Ghana!
Jun28

Akwaaba from Ghana!

My time here in Ghana has been such an amazing experience. The country is very peaceful and I would love to come back one day. As soon as I stepped off the plane in Ghana everything was different. The weather is very humid. My first impression of Ghana was not what I expected it to be. The country is absolutely beautiful and the people are very friendly. There were many thoughts running through my head. I thought about starting my...

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Belize Part 3: South Water Caye
Jun28

Belize Part 3: South Water Caye

The next leg of our journey brought us to South Water Caye, a tiny island about an hour from Punta Gorda. A tiny paradise, the island is full of palm tree, has a constant ocean breeze, greets you at morning and at night with knock-you-socks-off sunrises and sunset…. Should you want to kayak, go for it. Should you want to snorkel, just jump right off the dock and see what is in store for you. The lodging was the nicest here...

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First Impressions
Jun28

First Impressions

After arrival in Dublin, despite my jet lag, my eyes lit up once I saw the city.  As I landed I was in awe of how green and beautiful the land was.  I was nervous about the weather here, especially knowing how much it rains, but so far the weather has been amazing.  After arrival we were driven to our student accommodation, right in the heart of the city.  Our program director took all of us on a short tour of the city and it was...

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