Category Archives: Public Transportation

Particularities (Leigh Smalley)

Teachers cancel class and then you have to make it up before the end of the semester… If a teacher cancels a class here, they are required to make it up at some point before the end of the semester. … Continue reading

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Buses, Trains, and the S-Bahn (Alexis Achs)

Over this past week I finally had my weeklong Fall Break which I spent traveling to Vienna, Austria, Prague, Czech Republic, and Berlin, Germany. Before traveling my roommate Megan and I planned on walking to our hotels from the train … Continue reading

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Transportation (Brittany Mazemke)

Transportation is very different here in Italy. There is a ton of walking! We along with many others walk everywhere. In addition to walking, a popular way to get around the city is on a bicycle or a vesba (moped). … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap! (Emily Landa)

“Please mind the Gap” is a phrase that I have become accustomed to hearing on a daily basis while traveling on the Underground tube throughout London.  Previous to coming to London, my experience on public transportation was very minimal.  Besides … Continue reading

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Adventures of a #13-Bus-Rider (Amber Duerwaechter)

I cannot believe I have been in Dublin for two months, time is going way too fast. Is this some kind of sick joke? Needless to say I’m becoming a bit of a local. Kind of like the Britney Spears … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Those Doors – and Hang On for Your Life (Calli Nonnemacher)

I’m sorry if anyone finds this blog completely boring, but I felt the need to share this information with anyone who is thinking about studying abroad in Spain. My words of advice to you: if you can’t take the heat, … Continue reading

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If You Can Dodge Traffic (Megan Henning)

I’m currently studying in Kampala, Uganda.  For those of you who have no idea where that is, it is located in Eastern Africa.  If you are picturing me living in a hut riding on a giraffe to school, I regret to inform … Continue reading

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How to Make a Consumer Happy: An Apple Store, a Bike, and a Train (Cassie Brayton)

Before I left for Perth my computer started reacting to my requests slowly, this didn’t alarm me too much as I hardly used it at home. Little did I know how much I’d need it upon arrival at Murdoch University. … Continue reading

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