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  • Michael
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Relaxation in Sicily 03/27/12

Are you getting tired of the touristy cities and the constant traveling between sights, but cannot decide what country will give you the relaxed atmosphere you are looking for? It didn’t take much to draw me into traveling to Sicily. When my friend Juliana and I were discussing our next travel plans, she said: “I think I […]

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  • Vanessa
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Add a Seat to the Table 03/19/12

Last night, I had one of the best experiences I’ve had with CIMBA thus far – and that’s saying a lot.  I was fortunate enough to participate in a program called Add a Seat to the Table, which pairs CIMBA students with the families of local Italian high schoolers to share a meal, whether at […]

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  • Melanie
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Learning by Doing 03/13/12

Back at your home university you have to study theories and case studies about how international companies operate. At CIMBA we get to ask the CEOs themselves! In the past week I have gotten two different opportunities to speak with the people that are in charge of large international companies and ask them first hand […]

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  • Vanessa
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Celebrating My Birthday, Italian Style 03/13/12

Celebrating a birthday is always an enjoyable occasion no matter where you may be, but celebrating a birthday while studying abroad in Italy is quite simply a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  I can tell you this for a fact, as I celebrated my 21st birthday here last Tuesday.  While not having my family and friends from home […]

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  • Melanie
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

The Trip is Booked, Now What? 03/08/12

It’s Thursday and you just booked your trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia and you couldn’t be more excited! Everything is perfect until you realize one little thing, you know nothing about Ljubljana. What is there to see? What food should you (or shouldn’t you) eat?  This scenario has played out over and over again during my time here […]

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  • Vanessa
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Just a Normal Sunday… Climbing a Mountain 03/06/12

“So, what’d you do this weekend?” Oh, not much.  Just climbed a mountain. Yes, that’s right.  I climbed a mountain last weekend.  And not just any mountain – Paderno’s own Mt. Grappa!  The 5,823-foot-tall mountain rises up in the background of our campus (and dominates the view from my dorm room window!), and since my […]

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  • Michael
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Traveling Europe at its Finest 03/02/12

Here at CIMBA, we’re offered more opportunities to travel than most programs. Students are given the chance to travel on the weekends, as well as on our two travel breaks which consist of 10-days. Throughout my first travel break, I hit the destinations of Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin. Each destination had its own atmosphere. Picking different cities for […]

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  • Melanie
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

The City that Stole my Heart! 02/28/12

Last week was our first travel week and it was amazing! With a whole week off from classes, we were able to set off to explore Europe. I went to four different cities: Bern and Geneva in Switzerland, and Toledo and Madrid in Spain. The best part about my trip was that each city had […]

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  • Vanessa
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Traveling Europe, Made Easy 02/27/12

Last week marked the first of two nine-day travel breaks we are lucky enough to receive here at CIMBA, and I can honestly say that it was the best week of my life thus far.  In that short time, I visited Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and London, and while each city was different from the rest, […]

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  • Michael
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Preparation for Travel Breaks. 02/20/12

Today I will be leaving for my first travel break; It is hard to believe we are already approaching week 6. I will be traveling to Paris for the weekend, then off to Amsterdam Sunday night, and finally I will be finishing up in Berlin. I have never been to any of my three destinations […]

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