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Arrival: Host Country & Cultural Immersion

Italy: Arrival: “Arrival – Reggio Emilia, Italy” by Carissa Loft

Arrival – Reggio Emilia, Italy Honestly, it’s taken me a while to sit down and write this post because I’ve been thinking about how I want to share my experiences, and it’s taken me some time to integrate my feelings… Continue Reading →

France: Arrival: “Settling In” by Brenna Roach

Settling In Today marks my third day officially living in Lyon, and my fourth day since leaving the United States; and let me tell you, it has been a rocky first few days. I’ve gotten lost, had to walk through… Continue Reading →

Spain: Arrival: “La Llegada a Madrid” by Alexis Mathews

La Llegada a Madrid I have been in Madrid for a little over three weeks by now. I still haven’t quite adjusted to the heat yet and the fast pace of life but I am finding a sense of rhythm… Continue Reading →

Spain: Arrival: “When in Spain, just chill out” by Liza Alter

When in Spain, just chill out It’s been 17 days since I arrived in a bus to Granada, my body full of sleep and my mind full of the chatter of strangers. The world looked blue out of the tinted… Continue Reading →

Cuba: Arrival: “Seeing the Sights, Classes, & Hurricane Irma” by Questen Inghram

questeninghram.wordpress.com Seeing the sights, classes (briefly), and Hurricane Irma: Arriving in Havana September 23, 2017Questen My flight between Miami International Airport and Jose Martí International Airport had to be booked through a charter company, which gave rise in my head to… Continue Reading →

France: Arrival: “Home Sweet Home in Grenoble” by Libby Babb

Home Sweet Home in Grenoble Well, here I am! I arrived in Grenoble, France a little over a week and a half ago, and what an adventure it’s been already. To start out, I’d like to say that jet lag is… Continue Reading →

Italy: Arrival: “Hello Florence it’s Beka” by Rebeka Carr

https://helloflorenceitsbeka.tumblr.com/post/162482137516/7117-getting-over-my-jet-lag-and-really-seeing

Ireland: Arrival: “Maynooth: Home Sweet Home” by Mikayla Monroe

Maynooth: Home Sweet Home   I am having such as amazing time in Ireland, I honestly don’t know what to talk about first! Maynooth, where I’m based at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, is such a cute college and commuter… Continue Reading →

France: Arrival: “Bienvenue en France!” by Sebastian Zgirski

Bienvenue en France!   I have been in France for almost two weeks now, and  I’ve had the time of my life. In the short two weeks that I have been here, I have already experienced so much and tried… Continue Reading →

South Africa: Arrival: ” One week in!” by Daria Gausman

https://darigoestoafrica.wordpress.com/ One week in!  June 23, 2017 My walk to class across campus one morning this week (featuring Charlie) I have now been in Stellenbosch for an entire week! The first few days were a blur of unpacking, figuring out… Continue Reading →

Denmark: Arrival: “Summer in Copenhagen” by Megan Dale

https://juneincopenhagen.tumblr.com/   I have now been in Copenhagen for about 2 ½ days now and I have never felt so comfortable in a new place so fast. The Danes have been so welcoming (in there own, uniquely Danish way, but… Continue Reading →

Germany: Arrival: “Week 1” by Joyia Squires

Week 1 Was bedeutet das? One of the several reasons I am studying a language in another country is to experience all of the struggles that come with being an international student so that I might be better equipped to… Continue Reading →

South Korea: Arrival: “It’s a New Week!” by Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   It’s a New Week! 3/7/2017 Things here at my school are going really well! I’ve co-taught one English lesson so far and I have taught a lesson about my hometown(s). Because I am in a public Korean elementary… Continue Reading →

South Korea: Arrival: “Personal Space” by Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   Personal Space 3/11/2017 So, I’m learning a bit about personal space in Korean public spaces. I had read online before I came to Korea that because Korea is such a small country and there are so many people,… Continue Reading →

South Korea: Arrival: “It’s Been Two Weeks!” by Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   It’s Been Two Weeks! 3/12/2017 It has been two weeks since I arrived in Seoul. Now that I’m here, I’m really enjoying a lot of things about Seoul! Everything is really close and convenient. I have two convenience… Continue Reading →

Tanzania: Arrival: “First Impressions” by Tara J Quattrone

http://taraspostcards.blogspot.ca/2017/02/ First Impressions Around two weeks ago is when I was getting on the plane to come to Tanzania Africa. The first night we spent in Arusha, where I met the people I will be living with for the next… Continue Reading →

Israel: Arrival: “And so it begins…” by Maytal Abramson

http://maytalabramson.wixsite.com/blog/single-post/2017/02/05/Alas-My-program-has-begun   And so it begins… February 5, 2017   Alas! My study abroad program has officially begun and I am lovin’ it. For the first time in a while, I feel like I’m in the right place in my… Continue Reading →

Thailand: Arrival: “Greetings from Thailand” by Alexandra Rose

Sawat de ka!   Greetings from Thailand! After falling ill last week, I have a little catching up to do with my blog. Because my study abroad is a more non-traditional internship abroad, there’s no university life to talk about…. Continue Reading →

England: Arrival: “London, She has Arrived” by Mikayla Lawrence

http://mikaylatakeslondon.weebly.com/      Day 13. Loving London. Loving life. After some of the hardest days of my entire life, I’m finally settling into my new home. But, of course, everything that could have gone wrong on my first day did,… Continue Reading →

Australia: Exchange: Arrival: “Tips once you get here” by Danika Mogensen

http://escapingroutine.com/get-tips-study-abroad-australia/   Once you get here: Tips – Study abroad Australia Once you get here: Get a SIM card for an Australian number SIM cards abroad are fairly cheap. Global plans through your home service tend to be garbage with… Continue Reading →

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