Tag: public transportation

Under the Tuscan Sun

I spent the weekend in Tuscany. We were primarily planning a trip to Florence but I ended up finding a gorgeous Airbnb about 45 minutes outside of Florence that is in a 12th century castle. It was beautiful inside and out and was a great atmosphere to spend Halloween in. Every direction you looked, there ...

Traveling Through Bristol and Beyond

When I first began to research the different study abroad programs Drexel offered, I quickly realized that I wanted to attend a university located in a major city just like Philly. Traveling and sightseeing the country I’d be living in was also a goal I wanted to accomplish while abroad. That’s how I picked the ...

Annoyances of Life in Italy

Most times when I share stories about my time abroad with family and friends, I only share the parts that I enjoyed. While life here in Italy is amazing overall, there are a few things that I’ve had a hard time adjusting to and I wanted to write about them just so future study abroad ...

Sydney Starter Pack

After months of extensive research, which entails following every Australian Instagram account possible, and a complete day of travelling, I have finally made it to the land of Vegemite, Tim Tams, and the Hemsworth family. I’ve only been in Sydney for a few weeks,  but it is already starting to feel like a second home. ...

Heather in Rennes: Grève Consequences

As much as I enjoy living in Philadelphia, I have a love/hate relationship with its public transportation system. I love SEPTA, in that it gets me where I need to go, and I hate it in all other respects. It feels like everytime I try to use SEPTA, the buses are running late, or the ...

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Cachai?: Metro y Micro

Hola amigos! This will be another helpful post for any future Drexel students thinking about studying abroad in Chile. Though there is many taxis and Ubers here, public transportation is almost a must in Santiago. There are some areas that are a little far off from transportation, but the Metro and micro (bus) usually take ...

TWO | Finding Home Part 2

TWO | Finding Home Part 2 Sunday, 26.6.2016 Later Afternoon His name was John. Unlike the rest of us, this friendly stranger was spending his college summer interning abroad. While the Germany versus Slovakia game went on, John and I talked about things to do in the city and what to expect. He explained that ...