Category Archive: Summer Study Abroad

Onwards into Rural India

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As I sat here typing, my forearms were slightly sunburned, my palms were tender—not my fingers fortunately—and my legs and behind were sore, all temporary souvenirs of my recent one-day guided bike trip… Continue reading

Not goodbye, but “again see” (再见)

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Welp. This is my last post from China, my flight leaves tomorrow morning. I’m pretty much all done packing, all that’s left is to get this post out, eat dinner, and get a… Continue reading

A day fit for aristocrats and royalty

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A lovely day spent exploring Château de Fontainebleau and Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Bavarian Castles (to die for)

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It is believed by many Germans that the deposition and mysterious death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria was primarily caused by his commissioning and attempted construction of the fantastic Neuschwanstein Castle. Yes, as magnificently beautiful… Continue reading

First weekend in Paris

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Since arriving, I have done and seen so much, but I am in no hurry to stop exploring. My first weekend in Paris was the perfect introduction to the city, thanks to my… Continue reading

So Much Food, So Little Time

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It’s hard to believe that nine weeks have passed and my program is over. I’m still going to be in China for another two weeks before I go back to America, so this… Continue reading

A Brief Recap of my time in Iceland

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 Day 1- Wanting to travel before settling in Paris, I decided to take advantage of the stop over option at the Iceland airport. To get there, I had a 5 hour flight, then… Continue reading

Livin’ la vida León

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With the first week of classes out-of-the-way, Leon has slowly wriggled its way into my heart. It was inevitable really, with such amazing food, great people, and beautiful sights at every turn. But… Continue reading

First Contact!!

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I have arrived in Leon, Spain! After a few hours of nervous waiting on a train, I finally stepped off and into the delicious warmth of the sun setting. All around me families… Continue reading

The World’s Biggest…

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大家好! I talked in my second post about how my room in our dorm had a lot of problems. Well. Two weeks ago I came back from class to discover the floor of… Continue reading