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Spring Break 2k15

It’s pronounced Buda-pesh, not Budapest We arrived in Budapest Thursday night (or rather, very early Friday morning) after… More

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Spring Break 2k15

Kristi S. March 11, 2015

It’s pronounced Buda-pesh, not Budapest We arrived in Budapest Thursday night (or rather, very early Friday morning) after racing to the airport immediately after our last class. I have to say, for our first hostel it is still probably my favorite. Carpe… More

Oh The Places You Will Go...

Naomi W. March 10, 2015

... or Have Gone to and Have Been Too Lazy to Write About I apologize for the late post. Every time, I am due for a blog post I feel struck by a lack of inspiration and no ideas seem to flow! Anyways, I realize that what I should have written about is… More

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Naomi W. February 19, 2015

So, it’s snowing in Istanbul! One of the things that drew me to Turkey was it’s “Mediterranean climate,” which I thought would result in warm weather for the entirety of the year. Little did I know, that Turkey experiences winter too and, although their… More

Day 7

Naomi W. January 25, 2015

I’ve been here for about a week now and I’m still processing the fact that I’m in a different country. Whatsapp and Viber are the most used apps on my phone at the moment, along with Instagram (because how will anyone know I travelled abroad if I didn… More

7 Days ‘Til Take Off!

Naomi W. January 13, 2015

I never thought I would actually be spending a semester abroad and yet here I am, with seven days until Istanbul! Admittedly, I have not packed my bags yet but as a serial procrastinator, it isn’t that surprising. The thing about being a serial procrastinator… More