Category: Winter 2018

Just Touched Down in London Town!

I thought writing down the directions to our new house, Metrogate at the Foundation for International Education, would be a good idea. I would not have any cellular service when we arrived in London, England, because I planned on setting up a new sim card here. So, I followed directions the “old-fashioned” way, and wrote ...

Keep going!!

When I had the meeting with the Study Abroad Department before I left for Singapore, they told me that everyone will probably face a roller coaster. This roller coaster was an emotional one of course, but I didn’t really believe them. I thought I would be nervous yes, but I didn’t think I would be ...

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C is for Costa Rica!

Word of the week: “Equalidad“ or Equality. Today marks the end of the 10th week of the Drexel school quarter. As I reflect on my time here, I believe there was one key component that allowed for optimal enjoyment of this trip. Keeping an open mind at all times. An open mind to the culture, food, locals and even ...

Go anywhere, go EVERYWHERE

January 28, 2019 OVERVIEW Download the app “Grab”, it is the equivalent of Uber here in Singapore. Just like Uber also has Uber Eats, Grab also has Grab Food Make sure to add money to either your student ID card or EZ-link card, in order to use the MRT DON’T EAT ON THE MRT In ...

C is for Costa Rica!!!

Word of the week: “Sur”: South Let’s take a trip to ..Puerto Viejo, Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica. Located on the southeastern border of Costa Rica, Límon is one of Costa Rica’s 13 provinces and sure to catch the attention of tourists. It has a host of beach points that each have their personalized sands, blue water ...

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FOOD IN CHINA

The highlight of living in China’s capital was feasting on the scrumptious food! Italy may have amazing selections of pastas, France may have aromatic bread, the Netherlands may have amazing variety of cheese, but China has nothing in comparison. Chinese food is Chinese food is Chinese food is Chinese food. Simple and plain. Canteen life (or ...

Recent Events in France: My Thoughts

Education Abroad reminds readers that risk is everywhere, even in Philadelphia, and we encourage all of our students to be thoughtful and well-educated travelers. This is one of the important ways to lower the negative impact of incidents that could occur as described in this insightful blog post. Though it may not have been an ...