Weekend Trips in Spain
Jun25

Weekend Trips in Spain

While studying abroad does include some actual studying, the thing I have enjoyed and looked forward to the most are the weekend trips! For our program, we have a planned excursion every Saturday as a group, and then we can plan things for ourselves on Sundays. At first it seemed overwhelming, because how can I cram all the places I want to go into a single month?? However, I was able to find a great group of friends who help with the...

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You’ve Arrived- Now What?
Jun25

You’ve Arrived- Now What?

  So you’ve been preparing for months and now you are finally here, your study abroad location! Upon my arrival in Florence, Italy I found that the city could be slightly overwhelming. For one, the city is actually not evencalled Florence: it is called Firenze. I found it surprising that we have different names for the country andall of its cities. Besides the name difference, there are a few other things that surprised me upon...

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UA in Germany: Part II
Jun25

UA in Germany: Part II

Please read Part I: UA in Germany: Part I Guten Tag, everyone. We made it to Germany. One thought has always come to my mind on the now three flights I have ever had the pleasure of patronizing: I do not trust anyone who closes the shade on the window seat. We took an overnight flight from Atlanta to Frankfurt–a solid nine hours–over the beautiful New York, Ireland, England, Brussels, and west Germany. A cool feeling?...

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