A Break From Travelling: Two Weeks Enjoying Kraków

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It has been an exciting two weeks enjoying Kraków. It’s nice to take a break from travelling for a little while to enjoy a little more of what your “home” city has to offer, and there’s always something to do in Kraków! The past two weeks have been filled with fun events, celebrations, festivals, and […]

Forever a Galway Girl

Today is officially my last day in Ireland. It is such a bittersweet feeling. I am so excited to be going back home to my family, my friends, and my dog. But, I am also so sad to leave this beautiful place that has been my home for the last 4 months. So before I […]

Spanish Sports: More than just a ‘GOOOAL!’

Back in the states I am a sportscaster. It would be a gross injustice if I didn’t have a single blog post on sporting life here in Madrid. I move from the pitch, to the clay, to the…rivers? Read on as I give you a small take on what to expect from the competitive adrenaline […]

API at NAFSA 2015


API is excited to be attending the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo in Boston, MA this coming week (May 24-29).  More than a dozen API representatives will be on hand to network with colleagues and showcase API’s portfolio of programs to the international education field during this great event that attracts upwards of 10,000 participants from around the world! […]

A Trip To Munich

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As we drew closer to the airport for landing in Munich, Germany I could only see green plains and fields for miles out my window. There were barely any roads and the ones I did see barely had any cars on them. Once we got into our taxi to head to our hostel, I just […]

One Way: Why I Chose to Learn Spanish

If you’re wondering, yes we won.

Look, I get it. I know why the subjunctive tense is…complicated…at least until you learn it. It’s easy to feel we only need English in our lives. I was there. I hated, and I mean HATED Spanish class growing up. And now I’m studying the language in Spain. So what happened? Read on. BANG! I […]

To Nepal With Love

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I have been trying to think of interesting things I can share about Granada or the study abroad experience for this blog post, but the things that rise to the forefront of my mind and ring most true to me in this moment are not those things right outside my window, but the hardships the […]