HOW TO PACK FOR A LONG STUDY ABROAD TRIP Here ye, Here ye from across the pond. I have successfully completed my solo flight from South Florida to Lancaster, England- my was that a long journey… Anyways, packing for this trip was very stressful not only because I had to pack my entire life but … Continue reading My life in one bag
From Wall to Wall: Chester, England As I walked into this city I realized how intricate the buildings were and I was amazed by the fact that it is actually surrounded by a wall. Guess who built it? No, not Mexico but indeed the Romans! Yes, the Romans. Shocked? Neither am I. The Roman Empire … Continue reading From Wall to Wall
25 days. That’s how long I have to wait. By the time my plane takes off I will have been planning this journey to Florianopolis, Brazil for over a year. The countless hours spent in the HUB’s study abroad office meeting with my advisor, getting every little detail right, running around campus trying to … Continue reading 25 days
I know you are all wondering, "What is a traboule??" Well, I'm going to tell you! Just not right now. After our exciting(?) adventure with transportation on Friday the 13th (see previous post), we arrived in Lyon around 2 am. During off season months, which it just so happens to be, transportation in much … Continue reading Would you like to traboule?
I have never considered myself to be a superstitious person until this past weekend. I looked forward to my first weekend adventure with my roommates immensely. After all, Lyon is considered to be one of the gastronomical epicenters of France! Now don't get me wrong, I really had a great time exploring the beautiful city … Continue reading A Successful Failure
As I bubble in the only remaining test question on my last final exam a rush of emotions instantly come over me. Normally a moment of this nature is met with a sigh of relief, but for me it was an odd dichotomous feeling of absolute ecstasy and palpable anxiousness. At this very moment I … Continue reading See Ya Later Alligator!
Jared Blinderman is a University of Florida student studying abroad for Spring 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. To learn more about his program, click here: ESCI (Pompeu Fabra). What is your year and academic concentration? I am a junior finance major and I am also pursuing a minor in real estate! Have you traveled abroad before? … Continue reading Jared: Spring in Barcelona
Today may be the first day of 2017, but for me, tomorrow marks the start of a new chapter. In less than 24 hours, I will be waving goodbye to Florida and saying hello to France! My first time travelling to Europe was during the Spring break of my junior year of high school. Little did … Continue reading New Year, New Adventure
Alexis Murrow is a University of Florida student studying abroad for Spring 2017 in Lancaster, United Kingdom. To learn more about her program, click here: Lancaster University. What is your year and academic concentration? I am Sophomore studying Economics and International Studies. Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and for what purpose? I … Continue reading Alexis: Spring in Lancaster
Taylor Szafran is a University of Florida student studying abroad for Spring 2017 in Nice, France. To learn more about her program, click here: SKEMA Business School - Engineering. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a first year Industrial and Systems Engineering major, hoping to double major in Event Management. Have you … Continue reading Taylor: Spring in Nice