Safety Suggestions for Europe
May23

Safety Suggestions for Europe

While most people have the attitude of “that will never happen to me,” the reality is that is happens to a LOT of people while abroad. Tourists always seem to have big bullseyes on their foreheads that say “TOURIST.” Most of the people who would prey on tourists can notice them from a mile away and tend to equate tourists with money. Violent crime is not something that you really need to worry about in Europe,...

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Time flies when you’re having fun!
Apr12

Time flies when you’re having fun!

As I am writing this, I am exactly 5 weeks away from my departure date back to the USA. That is almost surreal to write; I cannot believe how fast the semester has flown by! I have made some wonderful new friends from all across the globe and together we have created some great memories. I have gotten to experience 8 new countries already and have one more stop, Denmark, before the semester comes to a close. My two favorite trips thus...

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New Year, New Country!
Jan20

New Year, New Country!

The semester abroad that I have been looking forward to since before I even started college is finally here! I have always been passionate about traveling to new places and knew that studying abroad would be an integral part of my college experience. Studying at University College Dublin was an easy choice for me because of the strong relationship that UA has with UCD, especially in their engineering department. Many of my classes...

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