When The Journey Ends

Hello All! Currently sitting in my bedroom, where I first wrote my pre-departure blog. I remember writing in August; I was so nervous about what I was going to write, and how it would sound to everyone on this blog. Having done this four other times, I just let my hands express everything I want,…

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Living in Athens

Reading the title of this post may confuse some of you. Why would I write a post of living in Athens this late into the semester? If i haven’t been living in Athens, then where? My first post here was titled “Living in History” and re-reading it I feel girlish, giddy almost, at how much I only…

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The Studying Part of Study Abroad

Well I hope you guess from the title, it’s midterms week here in Athens. And though I’d done enough tests in my life, these were probably one of the most stress. What it all came down to was that I had no idea how harsh these exams would be. Being at Rollins I’d gotten used…

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Living in History

It has been over a month since I arrived in Athens, and feel as though I know the rhythm of the city. Though I still stand out as a tourist I’m sure, I feel comfortable (and confident) that I can make it to a new place without getting lost. The food is delicious, and people…

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Pre-departure to Athens, Greece!

Hello! My name is Paulina Martinez, a history and religion major, and I’ll be studying abroad in Athens, Greece in the upcoming semester. I’m originally from Mexico, but have lived internationally my whole life, so the experience of starting new in a foreign country is somewhat familiar. That said, I am unusually nervous, whilst excited…

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