One “Bom Dia” in Portugal

On our most recent API excursion we travelled to Lisbon, Portugal. This was only the second country I have ever been to outside of the United States and it was filled with discovery and new experiences. After seven or so hours of travelling, the bus erupted in cheers when we pulled up to a familiar […]

Truly Being a Foreigner

This past weekend, the Seville API group hit the road for an international excursion, Lisbon, Portugal! This was my first time to Portugal and I had no idea of what to expect when we arrived, but by the time we left, my friends and I had fallen in love with the city we explored for […]

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 […]

New API Study Abroad Programs in Bhutan and Portugal!

API is excited to announce two new study abroad programs in Bhutan and Portugal which were unveiled at the 2014 NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo!  Thimphu, Bhutan Looking for something completely new? Wanting to really step out of your comfort zone and experience a different culture and way of life? Tired of the “traditional” study abroad […]

Finding That Silver Lining

Not everything will go as planned, especially when you travel. Spur of the moment backup plans can be more than necessary, and one must always remember the Spanish motto: “no pasa nada.” On a small group trip to Portugal, the hostel accidentally got booked for the wrong night, so we showed up with no place […]

4 Weeks. 4 Countries.

March was a month filled with more than most people get the privilege of doing before they are thirty or even in a lifetime. After just one month, I feel like there is so much I have left to do, but have done more than I could have ever imagined by nineteen. For that I […]

Passing through Porto

The Aspire by API students studying in Salamanca this summer recently took a weekend excursion to Portugal!  While there, they relaxed on the beach and checked out the boardwalk.  They also tried some local food, and explored the cities of Porto and Aveiro.  Check out some of the photos below!           […]

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