Study Abroad this fall in Croatia!

study abroad in Dubrovnik, Croatia with API

Good news procrastinators! It’s not too late for you to study abroad this fall in Croatia with API! We’ve extended our fall deadline to July 15, so now is your chance to live and study in one of the most beautiful locations in Europe. A UNESCO World Heritage site and home to scenes from HBO’s […]

API Safety Update – Paris Strikes and Lyon Attack

On the Lyon attack: API was deeply saddened to learn of the terror attack on a U.S. chemical factory near Lyon, France. French officials report that the suspect has been identified and apprehended. API Grenoble students are all safe and accounted for, and Resident Directors have reviewed API’s emergency protocol in depth with all students. […]

The Perks of Making Connections with People Around the World


This is a bit of a late post, but I really wanted to share with you my trip to Finland because it was one of my favorite trips during my time here in Europe. People may wonder why I chose to go to Finland because it’s not a very popular destination, kind of like Krakow! […]



Flight one is complete, now I’m currently sitting in the Detroit airport. I found a quiet space, pulled out my laptop, and prepared to camp out during this 6 hour layover. Then it hit me. At this time tomorrow, I’ll be in Taormina. All of my planning, hard work, and stress has now come to […]

Dancing Flamenco in Cadiz


When I was a kid, my dad taught me to bullfight. My mom taught me dance flamenco. It wasn’t long before before I started performing at festivals and bullfighting in Mexico. The memories I have from those times I cherish, however, unfortunately they ended after my parents’ divorce. I didn’t really miss bullfighting and flamenco […]

Bare-Bones Backpacking

Welcome to Copenhagen!

During the weeks before and after my exams at Trinity, I took two separate backpacking trips to mainland Europe. Largely dictated by the small budget I had, I found the experience of minimalistic traveling exhilarating and a welcome challenge. I often found myself contemplating the boxes of things sitting in my closet back in Arkansas, […]

Excursion To Verona, Italy


This weekend, API took us on a weekend trip to Padua, Venice, and Verona. All three of these places were gorgeous, but I think I may have left a piece of my heart in Verona. The Sunday that we set out for Verona didn’t start out looking very promising. The city had found a bomb […]