Tag Archives: Study Abroad

Experiencing International Exposure

I’m waiting for the metro, tapping my foot anxiously. On this particular morning, I had left my apartment at 8:03 instead of 8:00. So despite my attempts to speed walk gracefully through throngs of slow-moving Spaniards in the one block … Continue reading

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Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

After two years of experiencing college moving days, I like to think that I’m a professional last minute packer. To my parents’ annoyance, I am able to pack a semester’s worth of belongings in one day. But, this often means … Continue reading

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Countdown to Copenhagen: Bidding Farewell to To-Do Lists and Saying Yes to Life

On Friday, I will trade in my Northern California suburb for Copenhagen, Denmark. All that stands in my way are a couple of unpacked suitcases, un-exchanged currency, unchecked to-do list items, a 12-hour flight, and 5,646 miles. Child’s play right? … Continue reading

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An Adventure Begins

It’s been a little over ten days since I’ve arrived in Florence and, quite honestly, it feels like I’ve lived here for months. It’s crazy to think that, even though I haven’t even been here a full two weeks, I’ve … Continue reading

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Two’s A Crowd, Three’s A Party…Until They All Fall Down.

If we consider the wise words above by Andy Warhol to hold true, then the pueblicito (little town) named Consuegras that 88-year-old Antonio lives in with his four chickens, three goats, and one horse definitely charts itself proudly on the map of … Continue reading

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Goodbye My Almost Lover

End of yet another week at Complutense, followed up ahead by a final group session with all of the Georgetown program students in Madrid this semester and a Goodbye dinner in the evening for the Spanish mentors and us. Having … Continue reading

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A Cornucopia of Troubles

Confession: I have had so much to write about in the past two or so weeks that I haven’t written at all, simply because it is often times a lot easier to just jot down phrases or words that remind me … Continue reading

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The End of the Beginning

I’ve actively avoided writing this post for hours by procrastinating my time (I’m a college student, sue me) by watching marathon episodes of Suits, packing away my life in yet another triad of suitcases, and filling my day with endless … Continue reading

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