A Rocky Spring Break Start
Apr15

A Rocky Spring Break Start

Spring Break in Alabama means a calm week at home or a not so calm week at PCP; however, Spring Break abroad is a bit more adventurous. As if traveling itself was not exciting, I was fortunate to have two very great companions with me. We all are here from UA but in different cities across Europe (Glasgow, Barcelona, and Granada). By chance, we all had the same Spring Break and decided to start our adventure together in Amsterdam. Two...

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For Those Needing a Good Laugh (A Parisian Drama)
Mar13

For Those Needing a Good Laugh (A Parisian Drama)

They say studying abroad is a “life changing” experience. What an overused cliché right? Wrong. It really is. Less than a month after arriving to Europe, I was slapped in the face with a reality check of comical proportions. But before I get to the juicy details, a bit of background and summary of my first month. I departed from the U.S. on Jan. 14th; however, my program did not start until Jan. 20th in Spain so I made a...

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Playing the Packing Game
Feb11

Playing the Packing Game

  Though my program does not begin until January 20th, I am leaving a few days early to make a couple of pit-stops. First I am traveling to see my sister in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and then flying to see a friend for a few days in London before arriving in Spain. Though these stops will be an exciting beginning to my travels, they create the need for special preparations. South Florida weather has highs in the 80’s while London...

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