Another Weekend, Another Destination

I had always heard the term “time is a precious thing” before I came abroad, but never fully comprehended its meaning until I had it working against me as I do here. It is hard to fathom that I only have just over three weeks remaining here and I actually ask myself, where exactly has […]

Why Study Abroad in Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Studying abroad during the spring of my junior year was the best decision I have ever made. This good decision revolved around my choice to study in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Heading into a place I knew nothing about, not knowing anyone I was living with, and unsure of the language I was sure that I would […]

A Weekend in Plitvice

Last Friday, I found myself stepping onto a northbound bus with a pastry in my hand. Surrounded by other students in my program, we took our seats to depart for Zagreb and our excursion to the Plitvice Lakes, Croatia’s largest national park. The ride from Dubrovnik lasted an easy six hours. I watched through my […]

There and Back Again- Not a Hobbit’s Tale

As some of you may know, my feet have been to a few different countries in the past few weeks. Two Sundays ago, I embarked on a 10-day backpacking trip to Prague, Vienna and Budapest. I did not bring my computer because I was only taking the essentials, so keeping a blog during my travels […]

Foreign Shoes To Fill

Several years ago, my dad came home from a work trip to Morocco, and to this day I distinctly remember how he described it: “The people were incredibly friendly, and the lamb over couscous was out of this world.” Since then, I’ve always been curious to check this place out for myself, and while I’m […]

And Then Adjustments Were Made…

It’s been about two weeks now since I arrived in Dubrovnik, and it’s been quite a ride. Aside from spending time getting to know the people in my program, I’ve been to the war museum at the top of Mount Srđ, I’ve hiked to the grocery store, bought a yoga mat and my first real […]

API Spring 2015 Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 2

The following programs with deadlines of October 15th have been extended to October 30th: 3 Cities, Italy (Tuscania, Rome, Venice) Semester Program (Lorenzo de’Medici: The Italian International Institute) Barcelona, Spain Language and Culture (University of Barcelona) Bilbao, Spain Business, International Relations, and Spanish Language (University of Deusto) Spanish Language and Culture (University of Deusto) Studio Arts (University […]