Living Like a Local: Elevating Your Abroad Experience

Katie Coble October 12, 2018

Γεια σας από την Ελλάδα! (Hello from Greece!) I’ve been in Athens for six weeks now and the semester is flying by. I absolutely love this city - from coffee to the noise, to the tiny side streets. As a history major, Athens is the perfect place to… More

Greek Coffee at its Finest

Leah Mangold June 10, 2017

By Leah Mangold, Arcadia in Greece Summer It takes Giannis Bratsolias 126 seconds to make my iced coffee. He brings it to me with a smile; one hand holding the blended drink, the other holding a glass of cold water.  I am the first and only one here… More

Day Trip to Aegina Island

Leah Mangold June 6, 2017

By Leah Mangold, Arcadia in Greece Summer The only time I really dislike traveling is when I feel like an outsider, a true “tourist.” My most interesting experiences tend to be unplanned; things that seem ordinary for locals seem extraordinary when I… More

Much Ado About Athens

Leah Mangold June 1, 2017

By Leah Mangold, Arcadia in Greece Summer It's been two weeks since I arrived in Athens, and I think I am finally adjusted to the laundry-on-the-clothes-line, feta-cheese-with-everything, laid back way of life.  I absolutely love my little apartment… More

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