<p>My name is Angie, I'm a junior at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I'm majoring in Sociology and minoring in Linguistics. I love learning about people and cultures around the world through music, art and literature.</p>
Blogs by Angie Martinez
What Being Abroad Has Taught Me
Fast Times in Buenos Aires
Accents, Airports and ATMs - oh my! Be ready to fall in love with Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Multi Location Realities
A very long post about what it's like studying abroad for a semester in two countries.
Pololos and Palta: Chilean Spanish lessons!
Self Reflections in Santiago de Chile
My thoughts so far on my journey in Santiago.
Why Am I Cold In South America?: My First Week In Santiago
Cold, Sleepy and homesick.
Peru in a Week
Our adventures in Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu!
Saying Bye to Rio
Wrapping up the first half of our new program!
A Day in Rio de Janeiro
Small Achievements and Great Discoveries
Hear about our trip to Petroplis,our adventures in public transportation and how Rio de Janeiro finally feels like home.
Favelas: Santa Marta, Michael Jackson and Inequalities
A reflection of my experiences inside Santa Marta.
Genteliza Gera Genteliza: Kindness Generates Kindness and Other Great Things to Consider While Abroad
The obstacles (and advantages) you may face as a first generation Latinx while studying abroad.
You Don't Really Know What You Got Yourself Into Until You're Three Days Away From Departure
Current thoughts on Brazil and Chile while simultaneously avoiding packing.