Author Archives: Ivana Robinson

But I’m Not Ready Yet

Study abroad is kind of like being on a perpetual vacation, particularly when you are in Barcelona. I am living in this exotic land where going home at 3am on a Wednesday is considered early. In this place there is a wonderful … Continue reading

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In Case of Fire

I will take this moment to apologize for the tardiness of this post. I am finally starting to realize that despite the fact that it is 80 degrees outside and the only activities that I can seem to make time … Continue reading

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…Another Begins

Albeit a bit later than usual, I finally feel that my summer is ending. The tell-tale sign fall has begun has started to arrive in the changing of the leaves. Once a brilliant green, now they’re painted a mix of … Continue reading

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When One Journey Ends…

I spent the last couple of days on my adventure in Geneva. A very expensive Swiss city that oh so conveniently has an overnight train to Barcelona. In an effort to hold on to the little money left in my … Continue reading

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Who’s the Black Girl?

My entire life I have been “the token black girl.” In the classes that I take or activities that I participate in I tend to be the only black person involved. On occasion I am one of a few, but … Continue reading

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The Beginning of An Adventure

As many of you know, Oxford was only the first of the two study abroad programs I am participating in this year. I recently arrived in Barcelona where I will be spending the fall semester. In an effort to keep … Continue reading

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As the Summer Comes to a Close

Leaving Oxford this past weekend was bittersweet. Six weeks ago I walked onto the Trinity College campus expecting to get some of my credits out of the way, visit some businesses I probably did not care about and maybe put … Continue reading

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Tea Time for Seven

Tea time has officially become my favorite Oxford pastime. Punting on the Cherwell and the pub crawl (bar hopping in Yankee terminology) organized by our program director were a lot of fun and provided many great stories, but setting out … Continue reading

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Raise Your Hand If You’re a Finance Major

Today marks the end of my fourth week here at Oxford. The program is almost over, but that is not all that this week marks. It was also our last week of business visits. Although the Oxford Program consists of … Continue reading

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Malta, Malta, Malta!

I think my companions and I might be the first Oxford program students to spend their long weekend break in Malta, but after our experience, I doubt we will be the last. For those who don’t know, Malta is a … Continue reading

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