I have to admit that this return entry has been the hardest thing I've ever had to write, because well how do I impart everything I've learned in a sweet and concise blog entry? Well ... I realize that I don't, because I can't, and because we all learn different things in experiences like these. … Continue reading Take Me Home Tonight
Somewhere in the last two weeks I forgot to take into account the study part of study abroad. Lets just say it was a mistake, for which I am feeling the consequences as my program draws to an end. But its hard to say no to go sight seeing or to see a live band. … Continue reading BsAs is buried under piles of homework.
Last night I returned to Buenos Aires from a trip to Iguazu Falls. Needless to say it was exactly what I needed after having spent the last couple of weeks combatting homesickness. I recommend it to anyone studying abroad take one weekend or a few days, and just get away, leave the city you're in, … Continue reading Can you smell the difference?
The more time I spend in Argentina the more I'd like to go home, not because I don't like it here. I actually really like the immense urbanized city that is Buenos Aires and almost everything about it except the dog poop land mines, and the disbelief in rice and beans as a meal. I … Continue reading You are here.
I came to Buenos Aires not expecting much apart from bettering my Spanish, and getting to enjoy a culture different from my own. So far my expectations have been surpassed because I've not only been learning new vocabulary - lots of slang 😀 - and I'm learning everyday something new about the history of Argentina, … Continue reading It’s Spring again
Mariana Diaz is a 4th year English major with a Spanish minor at the University of Florida. Prior to studying abroad Mariana travelled to Cuba to visit her family. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching television, hanging out with her friends, going to the movies, and just having fun. However, one of her … Continue reading Mariana: Summer in Buenos Aires
After my plane departed on time and I made it to Buenos Aires exactly on time it is no surprise that 3 days later it still hasn’t hit me that I am in Buenos Aires. It seems quite surreal to think that I am here for 6 weeks, but I am. So far I love … Continue reading Buenos Aires my new love interest …
Two weeks ago the semester ended and I finally arrived home and as I talked to my mom about how excited I was to go when I told her I’d be gone for 6 weeks she completely freaked out, cried, and said “six weeks is a long time.” I laughed, I mean what else could … Continue reading Adventure Time