Missing Amsterdam Already

It’s been about a week since I returned home to Florida from Amsterdam and I already miss the Amsterdam life. I miss my bike and riding around the canals and seeing all the beautiful houses. I miss my cappuccinos at the local hipster cafes and going on adventures around the city everyday with no destination….

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Roman around Prague

In my last month abroad I have decided to travelers much as possible! The next stops I took were to Rome and Prague! It was awesome to see friends studying abroad in both places and also getting to meet some locals. The food in Rome was unbelievable and so cheap….I was loving life. Walking around…

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Finding Love in Paris

Starting this last week our independent study projects for SIT have started and we don’t have a structured schedule anymore of classes and excursions. This is the time where we get to travel and explore Europe a bit, so I took a trip to Paris! It was amazing! The cheese, the views, the architecture, the…

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Starting My Research

We’re halfway through the program and this is the part of the semester where we begin our independent research project! I plan on studying the gender inequality in sports, specifically women’s soccer in the Netherlands. In the Dutch culture it is very uncommon for women to play soccer, or voetbul, because it is a male…

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Moroccan Me Crazy

I just got back from a 2 week excursion to Morocco! It was absolutely beautiful! We stayed in 4 different cities, Rabat, Fes, Marrakech and Casablanca and while we were there we took classes about the gender differences in their culture and did guided tours throughout each city. My favorite parts about the trip were…

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Rotterdam Pride

Wow! The past couple of weeks have been so much fun with traveling and events set up by our program! This last weekend we traveled about an hour and half outside of Amsterdam to go participate in the Pride Walk of Rotterdam. I think my favorite part was seeing the difference in the architecture compared…

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Dutch Directness is Real

It’s been 2 weeks in Holland and I love it!! I’m learning so much about their culture and how different it is from America. The most common way to get around is on bike. hardly anyone has a car and if they do they don’t use it that much. I live in the city center…

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Leaving for Amsterdam in 1 week!!

Only one more week and I’m off to the Netherlands! This is my first time ever traveling outside the US and I couldn’t be more excited! The biggest thing I’m looking forward to is being able to call a new city my home and getting to meet Dutch people. I’m very curious to see what…

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