Fall 2015 #iSpyAPI Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Fall 2015 #iSpyAPI contest! We asked our Fall 2015 students abroad to tag their favorite abroad photos with #iSpyAPI. After reviewing over 1,000 great student photos from this fall, we have selected ten winners! We’ll be sharing the winners and some of our favorite #iSpyAPI photo submissions on social media […]

API Safety Update – Paris Attacks

API has been monitoring the news and reports about the attacks in Paris and our Resident Directors on the ground have been keeping us updated as to safety of our API students in Paris- API Paris students as well as API Barcelona, Sevilla, and API students on excursions or traveling independently. API is working to confirm student safety with […]

Little Italy + NYC = Buenos Aires? Who Knew?!

I’m human, therefore I make assumptions. I assumed I knew what I was getting myself into when I decided to spend 6 months in Argentina. I assumed I knew enough Spanish to ask basic questions and make polite chit-chat. I assumed I’d be eating some version of rice and beans and tortillas quite a lot. […]

Tigre, Estancia, and Everything in Between!

Last Friday we went on an excursion to Tigre, which is about a 30 minute train ride from Buenos Aires. It is a beautiful town that has more rivers than roads- we needed to canoe to our destination!  It was a super fun time filled with canoe confessions (which has now become a theme in […]

Iguazu: Big Water

This weekend I was lucky enough to see one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. It so was amazing, I have absolutely no words to describe it. …well maybe I have a few! Since this trip was included in API we got to FLY! And stay at a HOTEL! A 4-STAR HOTEL! (just […]

Studying Abroad is Like Geocaching

Expect the unexpected. Start journeys. Take risks. Not too long ago, I had my first experience with the modern-day version of treasure hunting known as “Geocaching”. Simply put, geocaching is the act of hiding an object – known as a “cache” – and providing the coordinates of the cache to allow others to find it. […]

London: Where Dreams are Achievable

British accents. Tea at all times. Pubs galore. Beautiful men and women rushing to and fro from buses and the tube. Parks hidden in every corner. Museums standing tall in seemingly every zone. Inspiration in the air (or maybe that’s the undeniable bliss of the fish and chips stand down the road…). London. The city […]