An Update on my Tanzanian Adventure
May08

An Update on my Tanzanian Adventure

I’ve been in Tanzania for almost 3.5 months now, and I’ve loved every minute of my time here. Despite being very different from the United States, I didn’t have any issues adjusting to life in Tanzania; however, I have definitely grown from exposure to the culture. For example, I am better at accepting that not everything will go as planned or happen on time (here, everything happens on “Tanzania time” – i.e. late). Also, I’ve...

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My final undergraduate adventure: Tanzania!

If you had told me four years ago that I’d be spending my last undergraduate semester in Tanzania, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. I knew that I was going to do everything in my power to study abroad, but given that my minor is Spanish, I aspired to study in a Spanish-speaking country to improve my language skills. Thus, when the time came to pick a study abroad program, I decided to spend the second semester of my sophomore...

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Post Spring Break Reflections
May02

Post Spring Break Reflections

Last Sunday evening, I arrived back in Bilbao, Spain where I’ve been living and studying since the beginning of January after traveling for 16 days during my Spring Break. It was an exciting moment when I left the airport and headed to my apartment because I truly felt like I was going home, a feeling that many study abroad students never achieve while abroad. My experiences abroad so far have been better than I could have ever...

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Excited for a New Adventure Abroad
Jan04

Excited for a New Adventure Abroad

In just one week, I will be flying to Bilbao, Spain where I’ll be studying Spanish and International Business at the University of the Basque Country with University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) for the semester. I am the only student from the University of Alabama who will be participating in this specific study abroad opportunity, so I am incredibly excited to meet Spanish students and students from other American universities...

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