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My Township Experience

In the Xhosa tradition it is important to show respect to your elders. Older women are to be addressed as “Mama”, while your… More

Emma S. University of Cape Town, South Africa

Rome Internship Decision

Bridget M. August 22, 2016

It all began in 2003 when I learned what dreams are made of from the classic masterpiece, The Lizzie McGuire Movie. Now, with my twenty years of wisdom, I have come to terms with the fact that I do not have an international pop star look-a-like, and I… More

Italy for Dummies: Preparing for Perugia

Gillian D. August 19, 2016

Hey! I’m Gillian, and I’m an Anthropology major at the University of Colorado Boulder. Hopefully this blog will give those that are paying for my college education a shred of hope that I will be able to do something with my need for travel and invasive… More

New Horizons

Giselle P. August 18, 2016

Three weeks before I leave. Three weeks. I could have sworn I had a few months before I departed... Presently filled with an interesting mixture of fear, excitement, longing, mystery. I've been planning to study abroad since the 7th grade and now my… More

Un Cane in Chiesa (and Other Italian Idioms)

Hope L. August 17, 2016

The number of things that go into preparing to live in a foreign city for a semester is expansive. In the past few months I have had to create a budget outline translated from dollars to euros, call up my phone company to discuss what options I have for… More

Today, I Threw a Boomerang.

Anthony A. August 16, 2016

Today, I threw a boomerang. Tomorrow, who knows? Before I came here to Australia I made a list of things that I wanted to try and do while abroad. Throwing a boomerang (and actually have it return) was on my list. It feels good to make a bucket list… More

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