Engaging in the International Classroom

Traveling for class is a foreign concept to us. Sure, we may walk a few minutes to class, or even commute to campus, but traveling to a place normally visited for leisure with the purpose of taking classes is different to me. Therefore, I feel as though it didn’t really set in that we are ...

Weather and Scenery in Wicklow Mountains

Ireland is known for its gorgeous scenery. Just 40 minutes outside Dublin you will encounter luscious green mountains, hundreds of grazing sheep by the grassy hills, and streams teeming with wildlife. Unfortunately, it can be a little hard to enjoy the scenery if you are unprepared for the weather. Weather in Ireland is entirely unpredictable. ...

Museum a Day- The Parisian Way

A guide to 7 museums and galleries in Paris, France.

Survival Guide: Petra

Featured image taken by Justin Brown, AMIDEAST student and rising senior at Temple University

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Navigating Hanyang’s Hills

As my first week at Hanyang is coming to a close, I can easily say that the campus is more confusing than most. With 9 zones, 70 buildings, and 12 cafeterias, not to mention the many coffee shops and convenience stores on campus, it’s quite easy to find yourself lost. Usually with the HISS program, ...

Adventures in Dublin

My first week in Dublin has been quite an adventure! I have never traveled to Ireland or this area of Europe before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. Our apartment is located in South Dublin, right next to the famous Guinness Storehouse. Dublin is honestly very similar to Philadelphia. Both cities are very historic ...

Packing: A Traveler’s Rite of Passage

The best part about traveling is, well, traveling. But in my opinion, the worst part by far is packing. Simply put, it’s one of my least favorite activities in the whole wide world. Between traveling every year to my mother’s home country and a nine-week iSTAR stint in Malawi last summer, you would think I’ve ...