Culture Shocked: I'm Loving London

Regina Karmilovich October 6, 2017

Although I have never been to the UK before, I felt at ease from the moment I stepped off the plane. At that point, my feelings seemed indescribable. I was content but confused, waiting for some form of culture shock to hit me. It was strange that London… More

Albayzín and Alhambra

Marta Armour October 5, 2017

This week was orientation. Classes haven’t start so there’s still the “wow” factor going on. We had hours and hours of lectures about safety and travel. Thanks to our wonderful program managers Marta and Eugenia we all feel fully prepared to take on Granada… More

When in London

Rachel Torralba October 5, 2017

London is a bustling city, full of new places, food, and more people than you could imagine. As Arcadia students, we got to do a few orientation sessions at the Arcadia London center. There, we learned about how people love to queue (aka line up); and… More

Advice on Public Transportation

Allison Gordon August 4, 2017

During orientation, our leaders asked us to write a list of goals for our study abroad experience. I usually find these exercises unbearably cheesy, but I really tried to put thought into what I hope to get out of the trip. My list was long, with both… More

Oh Orientation, My Orientation

Fiona Bell July 21, 2017

After an exhaustingly long plane flight surrounded by the New Zealand National Performing Arts Team (I only mention this because they sang show tunes pretty much the whole way there), I and 19 other students from around the country met up and were herded… More

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