But How Do I Check my Email, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter???

Not having internet is probably one of the best parts of living in Cuba. Before coming, I thought it would be so hard not having Wi-Fi in the house and not having data services on my phone. After a week though, I realized that it is actually so liberating. I don’t feel the need to […]

Mmmmm No Entiendo…

I have been in Cuba for exactly a month now and reflecting back on my first few days, I realize how much more comfortable I feel here after just a month. I feel more confident talking to new people, walking around by myself, going to the university, getting taxis, etc. However, one thing I am […]

This Is What 2 Weeks In Cuba Looks Like

Well, two weeks have passed and so much has already happened.  We have all survived the initial culture shock and a little bit (okay, a LOT) of confusion, but are growing to love life here in Havana. We have moved into our residencia (residence), had all of our orientations, started classes as the university, started exploring […]

No Expectations

When I travel, I like to research the country or city where I am going, but only to a certain extent. I feel like if I research too much, I start to plan, plan more, and over plan, eventually developing too many expectations as to what I will see and experience. Personally, I prefer to […]

API Spring Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 3

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for several of our spring study abroad programs. The following programs with deadlines of October 15th and October 20th are still open or have extended deadlines: Berlin, Germany – deadline 11/1 (January intersession only) Buenos Aires, Argentina – deadline 11/15 (except UTDT) Budapest, Hungary – extended to […]

New API study abroad programs!

As a new academic year begins, we at API are excited to announce several all-new study abroad options for 2014 and beyond! Chile API has added a new program to our existing offerings in Viña del Mar, Chile at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI). The UAI has been ranked the #1 business school in Latin America […]

Nuevos Amigos en Cuba

The thought can be intimidating – entering a new country, speaking a new language, and making new friends. But once you arrive, you will find that the hardest thing is going to be saying goodbye when you leave. The new country becomes an exciting adventure, the new language puts you in a new world, and making new friends is […]