How was Abroad?

By: Kiley Pratt Nantes - French Language Immersion & Area Studies I’m sitting in the Charles de Gaulle airport after a 5am car share out of Nantes because all of the trains were shut down due to the strikes (again). My flight doesn’t leave until 8:10pm tonight, which you think would give me some time …

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Accepting our Imperfections!

By: Marjorie Grace Keller After being fined on the metro in Budapest for having the wrong ticket, and handing over practically all of my cash intended for the weekend, I felt as if my entire trip had been ruined just three hours after arriving in Hungary. Traveling to a foreign country comes with culture shock. And …

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Integrating Chinese Apps into my Daily Life in Shanghi!

By: Alexandra Kelley As many of you may know, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Google, and other American sites are blocked in China. Before starting my semester abroad in Shanghai I was worried about not being able to communicate with friends via conventional social media sites, however, now that I’m here I have truly embraced Chinese …

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Global Nosh – Check it out!

The website Global Nosh was created by three Digital Marketing students: Cameron Chlavin, Emily Kastner, and Kati Snively. The development of the website was inspired by the love of food and passion for travel. Constantly searching for a high quality meal or ideal prices leads to complications when choosing where to dine: we help guide …

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The Smart Student’s Guide to Traveling Alone

The buddy system is the golden rule when exploring a new city, but sometimes you will find yourself traveling alone when studying abroad. A few weeks ago I traveled alone to meet a friend in Paris, and this past weekend I explored Edinburgh for a few hours while my friends were in class. Traveling solo brings …

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5 Must Know Websites for Every Traveler

If you dont use these websites as a traveler, you are spending more money then you need to.  1. Skyscanner – This is the key to finding the cheapest flights! Skyscanner is extremely user-friendly and allows you to look at flexible dates and locations. My favorite feature is that you can add your start location and it …

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Touch-down in Cape Town, South Africa!

I write this from the desert sands of Namibia, far removed from the last time I blogged in Tanzania. Since then, I’ve transitioned to the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. It’s been five full weeks of change, exploration, and reflection. I flew to Cape Town on July 30th. For two days, I explored …

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