In a past post, I mentioned the five stages that we all go through as we adjust and interpret our new environment. I said it was a story for another time, and that time has finally come! Stage One: Excitement https://flic.kr/p/WwfoQz This stage is probably the most dangerous of them all. It occurs while you’re … Continue reading So, it’s another time…
https://flic.kr/p/VcXuQu Europe is funny. Europe is funny in the way we act, in the way we interpret everything, and the way it teaches us. Let’s dive into that humor, shall we? Here in America, we identify as our states because someone from New York is so different from someone in Georgia with everything from accents … Continue reading Good one, Europe!
https://flic.kr/p/WfVfUx Here we are! Traveling yet again. The fourteen of us students and our amazing professor, Dr. Harris, took off for Venice, Italy this morning! We all met at the train station in Frankfurt (Oder), bags and all, and boarded the RE1 from Platform 12 to Berlin Hbf. This hour long train ride consisted of … Continue reading Benvenuto in Italia
https://youtu.be/iW3Hskc43bw Last week we were in Italy with days packed full of pasta and museums. I have never felt more culturally and physically exhausted in my life. We were coming up on a three day weekend, and it sounded like a good time to catch up on some sleep and Netflix bingeing. Did I do … Continue reading AmsterDAMN I had a good trip!
There are two students on my trip who are constantly discussing the hit show 'Game of Thrones.' They are always going back and forth to check in on which episode the other is on, and explaining in vivid detail what exactly happened in season 3 episode 6 to make sure they understood what part of … Continue reading The Game of Thrones
https://flic.kr/p/Tye8Mb While planning excursions for my free weekends, the idea of Paris popped into my head. As stupid as it may sound, I wanted to go only so that I could go to Disneyland Paris. Disney is something so special to me, so to adventure into Disneyland in a new country across the world would be … Continue reading A new found love in the City of Love
https://flic.kr/p/TsPXQJ Day One : Our group of four landed in Dublin, Ireland at 6:36 a.m. their time. Which means it was really just after the midnight that I am used to. Many people advised me to head straight to our Air BnB to sleep off the jet lag. My thoughts? Yeah, I thought that was … Continue reading 72 Hours in Ireland
https://flic.kr/p/TbxCno Excursions were what I was most looking forward to on this trip because 1) it meant no lectures on those mornings, and 2) it’s time where I can let my wanderlust self adventure on my own…well on mine and at least one other student’s own. It all just seemed so fun and easy, so … Continue reading Should I really be this stressed over excursions?
https://flic.kr/p/TbhWJU In 2007, a Rob Reiner movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman changed the way we planned our lives forever. This movie, “The Bucket List” followed the lives of two terminally ill men who set out to do everything they hoped before they died, or as the saying goes, “kicked the bucket.” Since then, … Continue reading Thanks, Rob Reiner
First, let me start by introducing myself. Though, some of you may have already seen me on the Meet the Gators page, some of you might have missed me. So if you're in that group, hey! It's nice to meet y'all via UF Blog From Abroad! My name is Brittany Kinney, and I am … Continue reading So you got accepted to that Study Abroad program…now what?