See You Soon, Athens!

I’m home. It feels strange to call any place other than my little apartment in Athens home now, but this is it. Coming back home has been difficult, moreso than adjusting to my home abroad was. Little things like going to the store and not bagging my own groceries, the severe lack of Greek food,…

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The City of Love and Exploring Northern Greece!

This past week has been incredible. As much as I enjoy the classes at CYA and feeling at home in Pangrati, there’s nothing like being able to travel to other areas and experience the utterly unfamiliar. Last weekend myself and a friend of mine were able to go to Paris to visit another friend studying…

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An Island weekend and Carnival!

After my last post full of mishaps and crab-related injuries, I think it’s only fair that I relay some of the far more exciting and positive aspects of my experiences here as of late. One of the best things about studying abroad is not only that I have the chance to make Athens my home…

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Technology Troubles and Aegina Island

I’ve always said that technology is my greatest ineptitude. I think that now, in my present situation, you all will very likely agree with me. On my study abroad journey, I write for two separate blogs-this one and one other, and it just so happens that on my last entry date the two coincided. I…

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Classes, Adjustments, and Aggressive Children

It’s hard to believe it’s been only two weeks since I last blogged here. The time is passing so quickly, but I’d say that’s a good sign! I have quite a few updates on what I’ve been up to lately (as I’m sure you’re all dying to know). So we’ll start with the entire purpose…

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Off to Athens I go!

So the clock is counting down. In less than 5 hours, I’ll be boarding a plane to Athens, Greece to embark on my first out-of-country experience, and first ever time away from home and my family. I put off writing this first blog entry for weeks. Not out of dread or sheer procrastination, but because…

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