The Food Experience

Giselle P. October 4, 2016

I've been here almost three weeks now. I've tried to take a few steps on my own, but for the most part, I travel with my roommates or other students. Initially when I travelled anywhere on my own, my heart would pound and I began sweating bullets, nervous… More

New Horizons

Giselle P. September 14, 2016

I have ~officially~ arrived! In the end I settled on taking one suitcase, one carry on suitcase and a backpack. I made the journey from Boston with a two hour leisurely connection at Frankfurt. The flight from Boston to Frankfurt was alright, I had this… 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

The Aegean

Erin W. February 24, 2016

This past month, I’ve stared at the sea quite a bit. I saw the starting point of the Aegean Sea at Cape Sounion at Attica’s southernmost point. I climbed the rocks of Crete’s shores to swim in Chania’s clear water. And – perhaps most powerfully – I felt… More

Athenian Voices

Erin W. February 8, 2016

Greeks can be loud. Athens is often noisy. There are buskers in busy plateias (my favorite one of whom covers Britney Spears hits from the early 2000s). There are flat-bed trucks that drive through my neighborhood’s tiny streets, while loud recordings… More

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