Category: Fall 2016

十九 | Tokyooooo

December 1st, 2016 Ohhh mann, this was such a dream come true! I’ve been dreaming to come to Japan, for who knows how long. Most of my inspiration to venture here comes from me being such a huge fan of Japanese anime for quite some time now. I admire the Japanese culture so much and ...

十七 | Family Visits

November 29th, 2016 I’ve been in Hong Kong so long that I’m now the tour guide for my family. How lucky of me to have back to back fam visits. The first week went to my father’s side from Florida, and the second week went to my mother’s side of the fam from Brooklyn. I ...

Coming Home / Reflection

Hi everyone, This is my last blog post. I’m just going to reflect on my study abroad experience. My term abroad has been such an incredible experience. My hopes and expectations were  set extremely high and followed me close-by coming into Madrid. Thankfully, I was truly not disappointed. The experiences I have lived here and the ...

Cachai?: Reaching the Sunset

I still remember arriving in Santiago, Chile with fear in every inch of my body. I barely understood the Chilean professors, I dreaded having to socialize in another language, and not having my family or friends there made me feel completely alone. That was the beginning. However, as time passed I became adjusted to life ...

Finals

Hello, It’s about that time of the year: Finals are coming! It’s bittersweet feeling. It means I have to take finals and leave Madrid, which is the bitter part, but it also means I get to go back home to my loved ones! First thing’s first, I have to get through these finals. Luckily, my grades ...

A taste of the Studying Abroad Life

Hello People, my name is Natalia Noriega. I’m an international Materials Science and Engineering Student originally from Mexico studying abroad in Lyon, France. I’ve been asked to share my experience so I decided to start bombarding you with some pictures to show you how I’m living my Study Abroad experience. (Pardon me if my English ...

Italy – Part II

Hey everyone, I am back in Madrid after my week-long vacation in Italy with my family. The second half of my trip didn’t go as planned, unfortunately. I went to Florence, which was absolutely stunning. I loved it there. It was such a nice city, very peaceful and historic. It was easy to get around. ...