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Spain: End of Program: “All Good Things Must Come to an End” by Alexis Mathews

All Good Things Must Come to an End As I prepare to go home I am beginning to realize that I am going to miss many things. But there are things that I have missed about the United States. The… Continue Reading →

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: Mid Program: “La Vie Comme Une Lyonnaise” byBrenna Roach

La Vie Comme Une Lyonnaise “Life as a person from Lyon” I have officially been living in Lyon for 55 days, and I can’t help but wonder where all the time has gone? It seems like just yesterday I was… Continue Reading →

France: Pre-Departure: “The Pre-Trip Jitters Strike” by Brenna Roach

The Pre-Trip Jitters Strike Hey guys! I figured I would start this blog out now with one of my certificate posts, and a sort of introduction more than what you can find in the about. My name is Brenna, and… 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: Pre-Departure: “The Adventure Begins…” by Alexis Mathews

The Adventure Begins… It’s a little over a week until I will depart on the biggest adventure of my life thus far. I will be boarding a plane to travel half way across the world, to a place that I… 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 →

France: Post Program Reflection: “The Continuation of Something Great” by Sebastian Zgirski

The Continuation of Something Great I remember clearly, the feeling of waking up at 4am getting ready and calling a cab to pick me up from the Kraków hostel I was staying at, of how drowsy and half asleep, yet serious I… Continue Reading →

Ireland: Post Program Reflection: “Planning my Next Adventure” by Mikayla Monroe

studyabroadinirelandwithmikayla.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/post-program-planning-my-next-adventure/ Post-Program: Planning my Next Adventure   My mom, my sister, and I have a tradition whenever we leave somewhere we love. Regardless of the temperature, we go into the body of water we stayed near and dunk. Then, when we… Continue Reading →

Spain: Pre-Departure: “Are You Ready Yet?!” by Liza Alter

https://snoozinbutgroovin.blogspot.com/ Are you ready yet?! So, heads up – studying abroad will be the most time consuming, taxing thing you will do (although, so I hear, the best). For me, it has been amplified by the stress of my everyday… 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 →

The Netherlands: “Pre-Departure” by Ellis Thomson

Netherlands: Pre-Departure: What are your goals for your international experience? Greetings. It is I, Ellis Theodore of the house of Thomson. These letters, words, and sentences are the beginnings of a blog I am sharing for my six months of… Continue Reading →

France: Pre-Departure: “Up, Up, and Away…Almost.” by Libby Babb

https://outthereintheworld.wordpress.com Up, Up, and Away… Almost. A view of Grenoble In less than 24hours I’ll be on a plane, flying away to a country I’ve never been to, getting ready to spend the next four months out of my comfort zone… Continue Reading →

Germany & England: Post Program Reflection: “An Ending and a Beginning” by Joyia Squires

An Ending and a Beginning Was kommt als Nächstes? A few weeks have passed since I landed back in the U.S. with a powerful jet lag numbing my mind. Looking back on my summer abroad is like remembering a vivid… Continue Reading →

Italy: Pre-Departure: “Paperwork, Jitters & Excitement, Oh My!” by Carissa Loft

https://wp.wwu.edu/bhamtoreggioemilia/ Pre-Departure: Paperwork, Jitters and Excitement- Oh, my! (Me jumping out of B’ham!) Hello! My name is Carissa Loft and I am a senior at Western Washington University starting Fall 2017. I am majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology…. Continue Reading →

Poland: End of Program: “SebiOnTheWorld” by Sebastian Zgirski

Poland So I’m in my ancestral home of Poland, visiting friends and family, and experiencing my own culture, and even a bit of history! After I had finished my study abroad in Lyon, one of the program coordinators asked me… Continue Reading →

Italy: Post Program Reflection: “Hello Florence, Its Beka” by Rebeka Carr

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Ireland: End of Program: “Farewell, Ireland” by Mikayla Monroe

(Late) End of Program Blog: Farewell, Ireland Due to my final week in Ireland and my past two weeks home being super hectic and packed, I am just now writing the End of Program blog. I can still clearly recall how… Continue Reading →

Germany: “Berlin and Hostels” by Sebastian Zgirski

Berlin and Hostels As I’m writing this post I’m sitting on my friend’s couch in Wrocław, Poland, trying to process everything that has occurred in the last week. Exactly a week ago I was 1365 km southwest, in Lyon, France,… Continue Reading →

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