Category: Festivals

Life as a Cusqueñan (Caitlin Petersen)

My first really definable confrontation with the cultural differences between Peru and the U.S. came in the form of a birthday party.  My host Dad’s birthday party, that is.  I live with one other student from my volunteer group, Becca, and we were both very excited…

‘Tis the Season (Emily Landa)

The weather is finally starting to change and it is slowly becoming my favorite time of year!  To say that the weather in London has a mind of it’s own would probably be an understatement, but thankfully, I have been lucky enough to grow up in…

Festivals (Paul Krechel)

Spain is truly vibrant and exciting when a festival rounds the corner. As Spain celebrated its independence this past month, people from all over the country came to Madrid to watch and take part in the annual representation and acknowledgement of the monarchy. This also included…

Festivals (Tom Mauthe)

Oh, hey gang, didn’t see you there.  I just came back from an extraordinary trip to the city of Munich.  Why would you travel to Munich you may ask? Well chief, I went to Munich because that’s where Oktoberfest occurs.  And let me tell you, the Germans put…