Tag: Reflection

The Sweetest Goodbye

This study abroad journey has taught me that goodbyes don’t actually have to be sad or tear-filled. They can be quite sweet. Even though I feel my time in Australia to have been entirely too short, I am so grateful that I even got to spend time here at all. While words can paint the ...

Reflecting On Cork

Now that I have come to the end of my study abroad experience, I can honestly reflect on how great of an opportunity I truly had. Although studying abroad for a month may not necessarily come with benefits such as more time to travel to different countries, it provided opportunities for people in different ways. ...

Seoul Searching: A Reflection

Coming into this experience, I was more nervous than excited.  I wondered, was this the right time?  Why did I want to go this year? Maybe I should wait another year.  I had fear of missing out on the life I felt like I was just starting to really nurture in Philadelphia. But, I am ...

Relaxation and Monkeys

Since I really wanted to go to another peaceful place, we planned another weekend outing. The next places that we visited were the Nan Lian Garden and the Chi Lin Nunnery in Diamond Hill. The garden and the nunnery weren’t very different from the Big Buddha that we visited a couple of days before, but ...

Reflection of My Halfway Mark

I have been in Hong Kong for two months now and it has been a very and uplifting experience so far. The experience on its own is very unique and what I have learned about myself, the students at UST, the people around Hong Kong, and myself, has changed my own perspective on life. Through ...

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 ...