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Sep 23 11:38am

Fiestas are Fun, but I Need a Siesta: Finding Time to Relax While in Spain

Post by Marissa Talcott

Amidst the excitement and action of studying abroad, it can be hard to find time to relax. As I adjust to life in Spain, I have begun to appreciate the importance of resting, reflecting, and practicing self care, taking a lesson from the tradition of the Spanish siesta.

Sep 23 11:16am

Dublin Kitchen Crash Course: Making a Home

I came to Dublin prepared to be confused by the Irish ways of life. I was not prepared to be blindsided by my own stove top. Here’s my Dublin kitchen crash course along with some advice for making a new home yours.

Sep 22 7:23pm

Away with the Fairies in Timeless Ireland

Post by Wade Suarez

"Welcome home! Take a seat. Here's everything you missed."

Sep 22 8:05am

Friend Making 101: The Very First Lesson

Post by Sanny Yang

Hey, my name is _____. What’s your name?

What school do you go to? Where are you from?

How did you choose to study abroad here?

Do you live in a residence hall or an apartment?

Sep 21 6:37pm

A Little Older, A Little Bolder

Post by Avery Trinidad

On being back in Berlin after a high school exchange program, and all the big and little things that have happened in-between.

Sep 21 10:07am

These Shoes WEREN'T Made for Walking

Post by Audrey Glas

Today I learned a few lessons. Don’t buy cheap shoes, dress appropriately for the weather, and always double check how far the restaurant is. Maybe you can guess what happened from these details.