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When One Semester Abroad Isn't Enough

Jul 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

Brielle has had a unique study abroad experience than most students. Instead of going abroad for a semester, she went for an entire year—in two different major European cities! She writes about the reasons she pursued this path, especially during her senior year in college, and how this became a transformative moment in life. Brielle also shares why there's no one-size-fits-all answer and gives some advice on how you can make this semester your own—and one to remember.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

3 Life Lessons from A Semester Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 22, 2019 11:02:00 AM / by Shivani Pandya

After a semester abroad filled with change, a new language, and a desire to know a new part of the world, Shivani comes back with three life lessons under her belt. She reveals what it's like to go from being an outsider in a new city to a student immersing in local Buenos Aires culture. Throughout all the ups and downs, Shivani gained some newfound confidence and relishes the times she's had to adjust to challenges and rise above them.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Feeling Grateful After a Visit to Australia's Royal National Park

Jul 20, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

This week, Anderson comes to grips with his time in Sydney and all the opportunities he's had while studying abroad. Based on a suggestion by his supervisor, he visits the Royal National Park in Australia and walks on a breathtaking coastal trail while appreciating the simple things in life. Anderson also muses on the history of the country and finds a link to the country's past through art.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Chasing the Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina

Jul 12, 2019 2:52:27 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Sarah jets off on a weekend getaway to see a major waterfall outside of Buenos Aires and takes us along for the adventure. She also makes her way to the national park and checks out several trails in the area. Spoiler alert: the Iguazu Falls did not disappoint!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Top 6 Places to Talk a Walk While Studying in Buenos Aires

Jul 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM / by Shivani Pandya

Shivani gives us an insider tip on the top places in Buenos Aires (and one in Uruguay) you can enjoy while getting some steps in. From street markets like Chinatown to green spaces in parks, make sure you bring your walking shoes so you can comfortably take in the sights of the city and maybe get some unique knick knacks along the way!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

All About My Ganzo! Family Experience in Florence, Italy

Jul 8, 2019 11:29:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

After her first week with her Ganzo! host family, Brielle immediately felt at home. She shares some memories of them and how they made her time abroad special. She also talks about the relationships she has formed with them and how they helped her improve her Italian language skills over time.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Getting Out of My Comfort Zone on a Hike in Aiguestortes National Park

Jul 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

There's a reason why embarking on new experiences is always encouraged—the memories and friends you make will be exhilarating and mind-opening. In this week's post, Grace did not leave this new experience of climbing to the top of Aigüestortes National Park (with new friends) unexplored. She shares the importance of embracing discomfort while you set out to make studying abroad your best semester yet.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

7 Must-See Spots in Kensington Near CAPA London

Jun 26, 2019 3:35:51 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Did you know CAPA London is located in the uniquely beautiful and historical Royal Borough of Kensington? With that said, Clare has put together this list of must-see spots in Kensington, from beautiful parks to unique museums and gram-worthy sites. Make sure to check this out and get some inspiration for what to do with your study breaks while abroad in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

What You Learn from Studying Abroad Beyond Classes and Internships

Jun 25, 2019 11:22:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

The longer Anderson is in Sydney, the more he sees the value of his study abroad. He shares why there's nothing like experiencing this international academic and internship journey at this point in his life and how he's venturing out to understand Australian history, culture, and behavior.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

4 Realizations from 4 Months of Studying Abroad in Dublin

Jun 23, 2019 12:24:00 PM / by Emma Aulenback

Emma shares a chance encounter on a bus ride that helped her realize how the last four months have taught her more than she anticipated about life, culture, meaningful interactions, and being bold with kindness. She talks about letting go of the rush and routine she was accustomed to back in the US, getting to know people with different opinions, and how she formed an open-minded view to living like a European.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad