One of the biggest concerns about going abroad is personal safety. “Isn’t it dangerous?” is a question often asked – and one I myself used to ask others – at […]
As a Chinese person, I stood out when traveling in Europe and in Morocco. There was no way to hide it, as much as I wished I could blend in.
I decided to do a little mini-series on packing for study abroad. I think packing is the WORST thing about pre-departure. How do you fit five months’ worth of stuff […]
Spain is renowned for its Semana Santa, or Holy Week, traditions. This is the week leading up to Easter Sunday, and there are many celebrations and processions throughout the week.
First of all, in Spain it isn’t pronounced why-fy, it’s we-fee. For anyone studying in Barcelona who doesn’t have a steady wi-fi connection at home, here are some tips for […]