In All Its Splendor

When we took the cable car to the top of Mt. Srd a week ago, someone from the museum said, “And there was Old Town Dubrovnik, laid out in all its splendor.” We couldn’t stay away from this view for too long, but this time, we hiked to the top! Far more rewarding than taking […]

I Woke Up In A Beautiful Country Today

Hello wonderful people! I woke up in a beautiful country today. In the past months I’ve scoured the Internet for photos of Croatia, and they simply cannot do it justice. The weather has been mostly rainy, but even with clouds overhead, it’s just incredible to be here. If you are reading this, you probably know […]

API Study Abroad Deadline Extensions – Fall 14 and Year 14-15

Now that most API study abroad deadlines have passed, we are once again happy to offer deadline extensions for many of our upcoming fall 2014 and academic year 2014-2015 programs. The following programs with deadlines of June 10th have been extended to June 24th: Barcelona, Spain Language and Culture (University of Barcelona) Caen, France French Language […]

Venezia, Una Città di Lupi

For those of you who haven’t brushed up on your Italian recently, don’t worry, it’ll all make sense eventually. But before I get to that, it’s important to know how this story begins. Having an entire month of for spring break was a pretty exciting thing for all of us studying in London to learn […]

Ne Razumijem Hrvatski

If your first week in a new place doesn’t bring with it a certain degree of uncomfortableness, you are doing something wrong. And yes, I meant “uncomfortableness” not “discomfort”. “Discomfort” is too final and too gloomy for what I want to say. Discomfort endangers the traveler because it too often drags fear behind it; but […]

Sometimes The Best Experiences Are The Unexpected Ones

The decision is made. The forms are completed. The tickets are booked, cancelled, and re-booked. And in two months I will be in Dubrovnik, Croatia for my second study abroad experience with API. Almost two years ago, when I left for my semester in France, everything was an adventure. I was going to ski the […]

Hellooooo Elafiti Islands!

A couple of weeks ago, our API group took a day excursion to the Elafiti Islands. These Islands are about a 30 minute boat ride from the mainland of Croatia and consist of three Islands: Kolocep, Lopud, and Sipan. My friends and I were so excited for this excursion because we would be able to […]