Summer in Australia

On the coldest of winter days, an escape to somewhere a little warmer is always a tempting idea. We’ve all daydreamed while scraping snow off the car, about turning in the snowsuit for a swimsuit. Stateside, December 21st-March 20th, or Winter, means chillier temperatures and the onset of those cold-weather activities. During that same time period, […]

10 Apps Every Study Abroad Student Should Have on Their Phone

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. Note from API: When planning travel once abroad don’t forget about the incredible in person resource that is your on-site staff […]

Travelling Alone and Finding Your Heritage- a Photo Essay

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. The decision to travel alone can be a scary one. Several of my friends abroad travel in a group, with their roommates or at least with one friend. But when […]

Flamenco, Flamenco, Flamenco!

This post is from official student blogger, Leah Sharaby. Leah is a Junior Linguistics Major and Spanish Minor studying in Seville, Spain from Western Washington University. While of course flamenco is somewhat well-known as being something quite traditionally Spanish, it’s definitely a bit more common than I would have expected before studying abroad here! Flamenco is definitely […]

Leaving Abroad: A Poem

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Hasselberger. Sarah is a Senior from Wagner College studying in Dublin, Ireland. Leaving Abroad: A Poem The end of the semester is nearing and the only word I can think to describe how I feel is Melancholy. My mind keeps racing through the lasts: The last […]

Don’t Forget the ‘Study’ Part of Studying Abroad

This post is from our official student blogger, Gianluca D’Elia. Gianluca is a Junior Journalism major with a minor in Political Science from Rider University. During a weekend trip with API to Florence, Italy, I met a couple at a pizzeria who were from New Jersey. Being the nosy North Jerseyan I am, I asked […]

New and improved Teach programs in China!

API is pleased to announce that we have launched two new and improved teach abroad programs in China! In our new Teacher’s Assistant in China program, participants will teach English 15-20 hours a week in a Chinese primary or secondary school in exchange for reduced room and board. This is a great opportunity to live […]