5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STUDYING ABROAD

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Aztecs! Do you remember that old Chinese proverb that goes “The journey is the reward”. Well I am here to tell you that its true! Your studying abroad experience starts from the moment you… Continue reading

Week 2 in Europe – Budapest

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As the second week in Europe began, I started to feel more comfortable with the language barrier and culture shock. I started to worry less about blending in and more about being myself… Continue reading

First week in Europe

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I arrived in Europe on March 1st, and thus far, it has been a major culture shock. It is exciting and frightening at the same time.The most difficult part has been the language… Continue reading

Week 16 – The Last Days and the Last Trip

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The beginning of this week was probably the most difficult times this semester. It is heartbreaking to spend day after day for months with the same people and then one by one say… Continue reading

Week 15 – Finals Week

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Surprise, surprise it turns out that spending most of a semester traveling and being crazy really catches up to you when it comes time to take 3 finals in 3 days. Eichkamp has… Continue reading

Week 14 – Brother in Berlin

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After our exciting week in Paris and Brussels, Dan and I headed back to Berlin for a week of semi-normal life. His first comment was on the fact that our train ride from… Continue reading

Week 13 Part 2 – Waffles Galore

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  Originally we were headed to Brussels because a bus from Paris was 12 Euros and the flight back to Berlin was just 10 Euros as opposed to a 70 Euro plane ride… Continue reading

Week 13 Part 1 – Paris!!

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I’ve had some really short weeks, but I think this one takes the cake. I arrived back in Berlin at 9:00AM Monday morning and just 36 hours later I was across the country… Continue reading

Week 12 – AmsterDAM we should’ve planned more

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This week started with one of my biggest school assignments so far. It was Sunday night and I had an international management paper due the next evening that I hadn’t started but first I… Continue reading

Week 11 – Rain Rain Go Away

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I FaceTimed my family this week and I think the fact that the first thing they did was take me outside to see sunshine tells you a lot about how I feel towards… Continue reading

Week 9

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I traveled Hamburg & Copenhagen on minimal sleep and it still managed to be wonderful. I was not expecting to love Copenhagen as much as I did. It did however make me realize… Continue reading