I am now one month into my semester in Limerick. The initial shock, and homesickness is over. I have finally become adjusted to the courses (modules), found where to shop and buy groceries, where to travel, and how to get there. Now, being four weeks into classes, I can’t help but think back on my […]
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You Will Fall in Love
I’ve been in Costa Rica for about a month now and have fallen in love with this country. This country is magical and I have fallen in love with not only the country, but the people here: locals and backpackers. The never ending beaches, the jungle, the mountains, the smiles on people’s faces, the smell, […]
Pura Vida, from Gringa to Tica!
Oh the places you’ll go! For the past two weeks I have been on a roller coaster of immersion into the Latin American culture of the country of Costa Rica. With a heavy class schedule as well as many excursions planned for us on the weekends it has definitely been a lot of running around […]
Mind the Gap!
Traveling to England was always a dream of mine. I won’t lie, after reading and seeing all of the Harry Potter films. I knew that I wanted to go there. It was even a joke in my family that if I ever went to England I would stay there forever. Therefore I was determined to […]
Why You Should Travel
Whoever said time changes everything was wrong. It’s not time, it’s experience. Experience changes everything. It just so happens that more commonly than not, more experience happens over a longer period of time. Yet that is not always the case. Sometimes we may feel like a whole lifetime has passed in a short amount of […]
Finding Your City
“America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.” – Gertrude Stein. Uttered by a leading literary figure and ex-pat, Ms. Stein sums up my thoughts and feelings on the city of Paris, France. I studied abroad in Paris in the fall of 2010 as a junior, but I inquired about the study abroad […]
Older, Wiser and Lessons Learned from Studying Abroad
First of all, I just want to say how truly lucky I was to get the opportunity to study abroad in college. It is one of those experiences that I will remember for the rest of my life and has helped me grow into the person I am today. During my junior year, I took a […]