Time flies when you’re having fun

One month down, two to go, and I’m already sad about leaving. So far, I have been loving London more than I ever imagined I would, thanks to my interesting classes, exciting internship, and awesome new friends. At first, I was really nervous to go to a different country knowing barely anyone, but it ended up…

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London Update

  Cheers! It has been just over a month in London and I am blown away by my experience so far. Not only have my cultural horizons been expanded, but I have been able to visit the city of Bath, Stonehenge, the Cliffs of Dover as well as countless nooks and neighborhoods of London. I…

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Calcio Raggazze

Ciao! From the land of Panini’s and Lavender gelato (Yes, it’s delicious and not weird)!!! As I sit here typing this second post, I can’t help but think of how far I have come from that first pre-departure blog. Upon landing in Italy, I was quickly faced with scenarios that took me out of my…

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Japanese Professional Baseball

I was so focused on including my first cultural impressions in my last post that I completely forgot to mention one of my favorite points in my time here so far. As I was deciding where I wanted to spend my time abroad, I took sports culture heavily into account. I love watching and playing…

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First Post In Japan

Time has flown by for me here in Hirakata, as I’ve been abroad for over a month and a half now. With how crazy the last month has been for me, I almost completely forgot to post! At least now I have a full month and a half’s worth of experiences to write about. Although…

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Adopting to UK life 1: Queen Mary tips

This is my fourth week in London. I have gained a good knowledge of Queen Mary University of London Mile End campus and its surroundings over the past three weeks. In this blog, I will write some useful tips for you about how I prepare for classes and where I shop for groceries. Class Preparation There was a campus…

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One month at Maynooth

Cheers! Also known as the most popular saying you’ll hear in Ireland. I have moved in, chosen my courses, and adjusted to the lifestyle over here at Maynooth University. While this is the smallest university in Ireland, it is four times the size of Rollins College. As I meet people on campus, I have developed…

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Orientation Week

Hi again! Going a little backwards now as I talk about my orientation week, but also really enjoying this reflection time. As I was a little weary of having to leave so early for Newcastle, July 9, when school started the 30th, it was the greatest experience. A week in Cairns was included in the…

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First Month!

 Roommate crew at our favorite gelato shop near our apartment 🙂 Since landing in Rome I have had so many unexpected experiences, both positive and negative. The first thing that was unexpected was how much of an adjustment it would be to a new school. One of the biggest differences between Rollins and American University…

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