Hallo! Ich heiße Carissa. I’m a Westmont College senior who is double majoring in Music Education and History. I am an enthusiastic musician and play the oboe and English horn. In my not-so-free time, you can usually find me baking cupcakes or cookies, painting, or planting seeds in my garden.
Blogs by Carissa Corrigan
If My Semester in Vienna Were an Opera
My high school graduating class voted me "Most likely to write an opera."
Why I Loved Being a Teaching Intern in Vienna
“Ta, Ta-ti, Ta, Shh!, Ti, Ta, Ta, Ta!”
A Typical Day in Vienna
Warning: The title of this post may be misleading. Read on at your own risk.
Learning to Ski in the Alps
I learned how to ski in the Austrian Alps.
Dreams Do Come True: A Princess for a Night at a Viennese Ball
"Dreams DO come true!" At least, that's what Cinderella says.
PJs Inside Out, Ice Cubes in the Toilet, and a Spoon Under My Pillow
It was about 3 p.m. on a Thursday when I remembered what day it was.
Bratislava — A Hidden Gem
On the first weekend of our German intensive period, some of my friends and I decided to travel to Bratislava.
The Opera Costs Less Than The Coffee (Sometimes)
Vienna is a paradise for music lovers like me.
Adventures in Vienna Public Transportation
The doors didn’t open. The train started moving again. My roommates and I looked at each other in horror.
Climb Ev’ry Mountain
Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music sang it best: “Climb every mountain, / Ford every stream, / Follow every rainbow, / Till you find your dream.” The song...