Category: Relationships

Remembering the Luck & Love (Rachel Gintner)

It’s been a little under a month since I’ve blogged, so I’m a little overdue for an update on my adventures. I have my friend Maira Rodriguez to thank–she reminded me that taking the time to reflect through blogging is one of the best ways to sort…

Metaphors in Ecuador (Gwen Hasenberg)

Last night I had an interesting dream.  I was packing up my suitcases.   While I was packing I kept remembering more and more stuff that I needed to bring with me and more and more stuff just kept appearing out of nowhere that I needed to pack.   I was running…

My Italian Service Event (Krista Hove)

My first day I walked 20 minutes across town to meet up for my service event, I was slightly tired, and worried about what I would be doing. I stopped at a few stands before I finally found the stand I belonged to. I even asked…

Study Abroad Experience (Krista Hove)

Today was the first day of many I hope, which I felt at home in Florence. Coming from a small town, I recently found myself longing for the familiar family aspect of a town. I felt like I was drowning in a pool of tourist, and…

A Little Spanish Hospitality (Alyssa Wolan)

As I prepare to leave Spain, I feel that I must share one of the best aspects of studying abroad in Toledo, Spain.  I have been very touched by the friendliness of the staff at my school, my host family, and local people that I have…

Happy Days on the Emerald Isle (Jenny Cheke)

The four-month mark is coming right around the corner, which means my time here on the Emerald Isle is almost over. This is a feeling that I am not quite sure how to explain. I am very excited to go back home and see all of…

Thanksgiving in Europe & Rude Europeans (AJ Fedoruk)

With a hectic semester coming to an end I thought it be a good time to sit down and reflect on my Thanksgiving weekend here in Rome. I was fortunate enough to have my brother and mother fly out here for the week on Thanksgiving, it…

Relationships in Australia (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original post date: 02 November Today begins my last day of courses here at USC. My semester has flown by faster than I could have imagined. Currently I am a few hundred words away from completing my last assignment for my Introduction to Indigenous Studies Class.…

Bittersweet Goodbye (Jessie Richards)

It’s bittersweet to say goodbye to Australia. I am very excited to return home to see my family and friends but I am also saying goodbye the family I made in Australia. I didn’t realize how many friends I had made until I had to say…