Tag Result For: Abroad

  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

Italy Surprises! 5 Common Things You Weren’t Expecting on Your Trip to Italy 06/14/16

The large majority of Americans are not accustomed to European lifestyles. For me, it took around two weeks to finally grasp the common ins and outs of daily Italian life. My frequent comment of, “I was not expecting that”, quickly became, “It’s an Italian thing”,  as I continuously ran into the following five Italian norms: 1. Bathrooms […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

From Paderno to Paris: How Culture Shock Follows You Everywhere 06/13/16

The ever-so-familiar sound of Italian chatter swarms around me in the train station. After three weeks abroad, these conversations are simply backround noise. I used to be overwhelmed with confusion. I did not understand a word of what people were saying. I would sit in awe at how much I misunderstood. Now, my experiences are […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

5 Tips for Maintaining a Budget While Traveling Abroad 05/31/16

It’s no secret, traveling can be expensive. Most people are saving money for months before they start their traveling endeavor, especially to a foreign country. Right now, 1 euro is equivalent to 1.11 US dollar, which makes traveling to Europe more costly than spending money within the United States. However, if saved and spent wisely, […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

“If You Give a Girl a Passport…” – Advice for the First Time International Traveler 05/18/16

Overflowing airports, tedious security systems, strangers running wild for the gate that they should have been at an hour ago – these are just some of the common, unsettling sights of traveling. If flying isn’t nerve wracking enough, then international traveling most definitely is enough to put you over the edge, especially if you’re a […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

Eating London: Food Tour Time! 05/03/16

Everyone knows the best way to see a city and actually understand what you’re seeing is by going on a guided tour. While tours are informative and educational, everyone also knows that they can be boring. And hot. And long. And you get hungry. And your feet start to hurt.  So, how to get the […]

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  • Kevin
  • Clemson University
  • 2016 Spring

The Travel Bug is Real: Reflections on a Great Semester 04/29/16

Being back in the United States is an odd feeling. The time abroad went by so fast it feels like I almost never left. At the same time when I walk around the same places I’ve called home for the last 20 years, I know I have been gone. It all just feels a little different. […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

Looking at the World Through A New Lens: Reflections on Study Abroad 04/20/16

I actually cannot believe my time abroad has come to a close. It seems like just yesterday I was packing up my bags thinking of what to write about for my first CIMBA blog—how far we’ve come! Looking back, it’s hard to think of words to sum up the experience as a whole. I learned […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

What I Know Now: Italy Edition 03/23/16

Ciao, again!  Don’t get me wrong, integrating into a new culture and learning to adapt to new way of doing things is exciting, entertaining, and provides valuable learning experiences. With that said, there are definitely some things I wish I would have known before departing on my semester abroad. I’ve tried my hardest along the […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

5 Reasons Studying Abroad Makes Me a Better Job Prospective 03/14/16

Not only is studying abroad great for personal growth, adventure, and new learning experiences, it also makes you more attractive to employers! With summer internships to be found, and “real life jobs” right around the corner, this is definitely something I think all college students can relate to. Although the list could go on forever, […]

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  • Kevin
  • Clemson University
  • 2016 Spring

Remembering your Study Abroad: 4 Ways to Document the Experience 03/10/16

Studying abroad flies by. I am pretty sure I have mentioned this in every one of my posts, but it just continues to fly by; there are so many fun trips, incredible cities, and unforgettable experiences that they all seem to blend into one awesome city or weekend. In the last 10 days I have […]

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