Edinburgh Reflection

I arrived at Edinburgh airport the night before our group was meeting. My plan was to stay at an air BnB for the night and then meet everyone at the student apartment the next day. The first difference I noticed when hailing a cab (besides the cold) was that the taxis there are very oddly…

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Amsterdam

Hi guys! My name is Zinnia and I just got back from my two weeks in Amsterdam! The Netherlands was a crazy experience for me as I had never been abroad before until this trip! Dr. McLoughlin curated this trip called Educating Immigrants in the Netherlands where we went to a elementary school for two…

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Greetings from Amsterdam

We’re finally back from Amsterdam! But I can’t say I’m that excited to be back, I wish we could have stayed longer. Everything about Amsterdam is beautiful from its rich culture to its stunning architectural buildings. Once you arrive in Amsterdam, you immediately can spot the difference between the Netherlands and America mainly from the…

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Costa Rica: Live, Learn, Labor

As I come back to the United States I have reflected on my overall experience on this trip. My eyes have been opened to various business plans and practices, new cultures, a new language, and a different outlook on life. I think Costa Ricans have it right in the way that they value their environment…

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China: From Shanghai to Beijing

My trip to China can be summed up with the words “eye-opening”. We visited two provinces, Shanghai and Beijing, the latter being my favorite. Shanghai is an architecturally modern city with unique shaped skyscrapers. We spent 5 days there before taking the bullet train to Beijing. Although Shanghai suited my interesting building aesthetic, I loved…

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