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BLOG: First Impressions Make Assimilation Look Easy

By Kristina Kulyabina

October 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad, Web-Exclusive

Chiang Mai, Thailand “the rose of the north,” is different, and yet the same. The roads are paved, occupied by songthaews - red pick up trucks with cab service- modern cars, motorbikes and traffic lights. Coffee shops selling...

Photo slideshow: Tenzin Woedbum – Taiwan

By Tenzin Woedbum

December 4, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

Study abroad blogger Tenzin Woedbum shares some of his photos as he is currently studying in Taiwan. *Click on photos for more info, or enter full screen and click share info. ...

Patagonia: Smiles, silence and the majestic Mount Fitz Roy

By Mark Reppert

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

PATAGONIA — 7 a.m. I wake up to the shrill of an alarm and roll over on my top bunk, releasing the warm pocket of air underneath my big, wool blanket. With half of my body hanging off, I manage to pull back the drapes and take...

How to watch an election abroad

By kevin mann

October 29, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

I wrote this piece to share the opinion of an American abroad during an election, and to prepare anyone who might find themselves abroad during an election at some point. Also, be forewarned, I’m an ardent lefty. The thi...

Forego the traditional, opt for tequila and a rocky beach

By kevin mann

October 23, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

As is implied by the title of this entry, you should sometimes forego the traditional night, which involves roads, buildings, bartenders, normal people etc., and branch out. Look for new and weird things to do. Especially whe...

Photo slideshow: Zachary Weishar – Barcelona, Spain

By Zachary Weishar

October 18, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

Study abroad blogger Zachary Weishar shares some of his photos as he is currently studying in Barcelona, Spain. *Click on photos for more info, or enter full screen and click share info. ...

Photo slideshow: Cindy Hession – Cork, Ireland

By Cindy Hession

October 16, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

Study abroad blogger Cindy Hession shares some of her photos as she is currently studying in Cork, Ireland. *Click on photos for more info, or enter full screen and click share info. ...

London: The DJ’s tend to suck

By kevin mann

October 9, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

Have a cigarette… or pretend to have one at least. That is my best advice for going out in the city of London. All clubs have a designated smoking area that is congregated by some of the most interesting people around. Social smok...

My Canterbury Tales

By Alissa Mesibov

October 1, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

I survived Fresher’s Week. This is a point of pride for anyone, especially an American who, until now, was considered to be a light drinker and partier. For the vast majority of you who understandably do not know wha...

The Other Twelve Apostles

By justin peterson-new

October 1, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Study Abroad

At the end of Deakin University’s orientation trip for study abroad students, you are taken to the Twelve Apostles, a collection of large rocks on Australia’s coast. Our group left the coastal town of Lorne in the morning and...