On Our Way Up

Sydney Parks February 11, 2019

Currently Studying at: Arcadia in Greece, Greece Homeschool: Beloit College It is the first full day of orientation, and they just pointed out a small mountain in the distance with a church at the top– Mt. Lycabettus. They gave us some maps, took our… More

The Original Greek Life

Raven Hampton October 30, 2018

Democracy, universities, Percy Jackson. These are just some of the things that the great country of Greece has given the world over the course of its existence. I’ve wanted to go to Greece since I was in the third grade when I became obsessed with Greek… More

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

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