University of Cape Town, South Africa
Hi everyone! My name is Mikayla and I am a sophomore at Arcadia University with an International Studies/Sociology double major and double minors in Spanish and Gender/Women's Studies. I have many interests and love talking about things that I am passionate about, such as feminism, meeting new people, and, of course, traveling. I studied abroad in London with the FYSAE program in Spring 2015 and have visited six countries. It is such an amazing opportunity to be able to study at the University of Cape Town! We are all citizens of one world and I can't wait to be able to explore a new corner of it! I love being able to share my stories and am so excited to take you on this journey with me!
Driving along the coast is one of my favorite things to do. Being from Southern California, this is something that I used to do frequently at home. I didn't live too far from the beach and there is nothing that compares to blasting some music and driving… More
I am a firm believer that there are only two things that you carry with you forever: memories and tattoos. They are the only things that you take to your grave. People change, circumstances change, even you yourself change. But memories and tattoos are… More
Culture shock is not something that is new to me. I have experienced it several times while traveling, as I'm sure many of us have. You arrive in a new place and you realize how different it is from where you come from. It can be disconcerting, but when… More
I am writing my first blog post from an airplane flying somewhere over the middle of the United States. I'm on my way back to the land of sunshine and palm trees, my first home, after a much needed trip back to Glenside, my other home. I originally went… More