Tschuss, Europa!
Aug22

Tschuss, Europa!

My journey home was, to say the least, arduous. A long and tiring time-zone-hopping, people-dodging endeavor. I left my Amsterdam hostel (I travelled around Europe a bit after my study abroad program ended) at 3:25 A.M. local time to catch a 3:45 train to the airport. My flight was to Lisbon and left at 6:15, only for me to catch my flight to Boston at 10 Lisbon time. I arrived in Boston at 3 P.M. EST, but my body thought it was 8 or...

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Abroad in Germany – Upon Return
Aug22

Abroad in Germany – Upon Return

  My time abroad in Germany has recently come to an end. While abroad, I have made many new friends and learned a lot about German language and culture. My last week, which was spent in Munich and other parts of Bavaria, was by far my favorite part of the trip. I was able to see a wide variety of locations, and had the opportunity to try many different Bavarian foods. I found the city of Munich itself to be especially scenic, and...

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Exhausted Expedition (STEM Path Abroad in India)
Aug22

Exhausted Expedition (STEM Path Abroad in India)

The reverse culture shock was real. After spending over twenty-four hours in the air and only twelve hours having gone by on my watch, I was finally walking back onto American soil. The smells, sights, and sounds were all familiar to me. It was hard to look back on my experiences right away. It was almost like I needed time for them to soak in before I could honestly reflect on my experiences and expeditions. India is truly a special...

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