Danielle Twichel

Pacific Lutheran University
Quito Direct Enrollment - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

I'm Dani - a leftie, a henna artist, and a wannabe world-traveler. My passion for exploring began when I was 10: taking inspiration from Indiana Jones, I fancied myself "Indiana Dani." Ecuador will be my second time studying abroad, as I spent a semester last year in Granada, Spain. I'm hooked, and hope to one day work in this industry!

Posts by this Author

September 25, 2017


If time flies, then time abroad is like an Andean Condor. Time has a ten-foot wingspan, time glides at 125 miles per hour. Time doesn’t land to rest.

September 3, 2017

Whether Ecuadorian or Estadounidense (someone from the States), the commonalities between we college students greatly outweigh the differences.

August 24, 2017

I will soon be entering my second week in Quito, and cannot wait to detail my experiences here later on. However, I finally have the chance to describe my unconventional journey of getting to Ecuador. This story allowed me to enter this study abroad experience with some new perspective.

August 7, 2017

About myself, why I chose Quito, and my pre-departure considerations