It’s been a little while, readers! After a week full of midterm exams and presentations, and then a week off for fall break, I’m back to a normal pace in Rome. By normal, I mean... I’m writing this from my bed and procrastinating. Nevertheless, I’m hoping… More
I was walking to campus last week when it dawned on me that I was halfway through my semester abroad. While I always know in the back of my head that I’m only here for a semester, it can be easy to forget that this isn’t my “normal life.” From one perspective… More
Being abroad is the adventure of a lifetime, and it truly changes you forever. Being separated from everything you know (for four months!) is a big deal, but sometimes it doesn’t entirely feel real until you actually leave your host country to explore… More
A few weeks ago I, and five of my classmates, ventured to Morocco. I wanted to go for several reasons.
I’ve never been to Africa before and I wanted to crush the stereotypes in my head that Africa is either desert or Jungle like it’s shown in The Lion… More
When I first arrived in Edinburgh, everything felt foreign to me. The people seemed different, I didn't know how to navigate the city, and I didn't have a place to call my own.
Since arriving in Edinburgh, I have been incredibly lucky and have been able… More