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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. ...

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. ...

The new seventh natural wonder

By Carolyn Tiernan

April 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs

This past weekend, I went on the last journey included in my program: a 2-night trip to the province of Misiones in Argentina to visit Las Cataratas de Iguazu (Iguazu waterfalls). Iguazu is one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and is l...

Ice hiking in Patagonia

By Carolyn Tiernan

April 17, 2012

Filed under Blogs

For my Spring Break, I flew down to Argentinian Patagonia, to the towns of El Calafate and El Chalten.  Patagonia is the term for the entire southern region of Argentina and Chile, and the towns I visited are known for glaciers and hiking, respecti...

Horse racing, Latin American style

By Carolyn Tiernan

March 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs

This past Saturday I went to the horse races at the Hipodromo Argentino. I pass this location every day on my bus ride to school, and they’ve had signs up for the Gran Premio Latinoamericano race for a while now. Being an avi...

Embrace your exchange

By Kimberly Ovitz

March 26, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last spring I returned from a semester study abroad program in Madrid, Spain. Upon my arrival back in the United States, a friend of mine suggested I write an article in regards to American behavior abroad. I didn’t feel compelled...

A morning wine tasting in Argentina

By Carolyn Tiernan

March 13, 2012

Filed under Blogs

This morning I went to my first wine tasting as part of my Argentine Food and Wine class…at 9AM. Buenos Aires certainly knows how to start a day off right! We did a blind tasting, which meant that the bottles were covered...

An Argentinian barbecue

By Carolyn Tiernan

March 8, 2012

Filed under Blogs

On Saturday night I went to an asado at my friends’ Daniel, Kendra, and Corey’s home stay. An asado is basically an Argentinian barbecue, but very different from the American meaning of the word. The word “asado” refers to...

A Roman weekend

By Julia Kacmarek

March 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs

I feel as though I have just arrived in Barcelona, yet it has been over a month since I have moved in. I haven’t done an enormous amount of travelling like many study abroad student have, just a few day trips, and then one weekend excursion with API (Academic Programs Internationa...