Life in Quito

June 11, 2018 Where am I???? Quito, Ecuador. A place that about three months ago, had never even crossed my mind. A perfect mix of fate and convenience has brought me to this vivacious city for a full 6...

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Semester in Galway, Ireland – Closing Thoughts

May 1, 2018 As my semester at the National University of Ireland, Galway comes to a close, here are some thoughts and encouragement for students considering a semester abroad … The Adventure Begins...

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Coming to a Close

April 29, 2018 Even if you’re not traveling the world, I dare to say April is the busiest month of the year for students because the school year comes to a close. This April was no exception,...

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Adventures in Scotland and Ireland

April 22, 2018 One of the advantages of studying abroad in Europe is the amazing potential for travel during school breaks. While visiting London, my friend and I were in relative close proximity to...

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Adventures in Galway and London

April 2, 2018 I am blessed to have experienced so much in the past month! It has been an amazing adventure to explore the places I once only dreamed of visiting.   A recent highlight was attending the...

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March Madness

March 31, 2018 Tomorrow marks the first day of April, and as the days warm up, I cannot help but ask – Where has the time gone? It feels like I arrived in Barcelona just yesterday; I vividly...

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Weekend Travels and Other Things

February 28, 2018 Where did February go?! What a busy month – though I have a feeling every month will follow the same pattern until I am back home in Minnesota. My weeks were full of class and...

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Galway, Ireland: Taking Learning to a Deeper Level

February 23, 2018 After attending a chapel service on Wednesday evening, I talked with another visiting student who is also staying in Galway. She told me that she recently arrived in Ireland just a week...

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Galway, Ireland: Home Away From Home

February 12, 2018 I’ve heard it said that for something new to begin, something else must end, at least for a while. For me, it was giving up the comfort and security of home in order to explore a new...

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Beautiful Barcelona

January 28, 2018 I do not even know where to begin. It has been 18 days in a city startlingly different from my own, but they have been beautiful ones. Over the last few weeks I have been getting myself...

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