Trip to Europe final thoughts
Aug01

Trip to Europe final thoughts

After taking some time after my trip to reflect on and digest all of my experiences I have come to the conclusion that I am extremely glad I took part in the study abroad trip to Croatia. I made friends I never would have met otherwise at the University, made connections with some of Alabama’s best faculty and staff, and got to visit some of the most beautiful cities in the world. Croatia’s capital of Zagreb, our home base...

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The small differences in Europe
Aug01

The small differences in Europe

As my study abroad trip to Croatia is coming to a close, I wanted to dedicate one post to the things that are foreign or annoying about my time so far. My final post will be an overarching reflection on all the positive experiences and lessons I learned, but I’m saving that for last and posting a (hopefully) comedic list of annoyances and grievances today. To begin with, whether it was in Croatia where we spent most of our time,...

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Pre-departure thoughts

I am currently sitting in the E-28 airport terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson international airport waiting to board my connecting flight to Amsterdam on my way to Zagreb, Croatia. There I will be studying intermediate macroeconomics at the University of Zagreb and the class will be co-taught by Alabama’s own Dr. Junsoo Lee, and Dr. Vladimir Arcabic from the University of Zagreb. Now is as good of a time as any to start my blog and...

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