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Travel: Expectation vs. Reality

Before you go abroad you will probably have a mental, or physical, list of places you want to visit while abroad. You will probably look at flights whenever you have a free moment becasue you’re so excited. Once you finally go abroad you will probably follow through with that list you made a while back […]

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Sevilla–Semana Santa

As another month closes on my study abroad adventure I cannot help but feel grateful for the chance to live in Spain. Across the country everyone is currently celebrating Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week. Lucky for me, Sevilla is well known for Semana Santa, (and Feria–but I’ll touch on that in another post). […]

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Visiting Austrian National Parks

When Americans hear the term “national park” different images come to mind for different people. Maybe it’s the Grand Canyon maybe it’s Boston National Historic Park or maybe it’s Dry Tortugas National Park. The list goes on and they are all so different! In fact, the only real requirement for a national (other than annoying […]

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Mi Viaje Solo

          Before I came abroad, I went out of my way to talk to everyone that I possibly could that had studied abroad. I wanted to get every piece of advice so I could really make sure I made this the best four months of my life. I found that every […]

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An Adventure in Three Parts

Part 1 – Tickets to the Opera As with any good story, we must start at the beginning. My friend Cam had been given two tickets to an exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on the history of Opera. Since the tickets were only good for one day, we decided to take […]

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