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Mikaela

Mikaela

Mikaela is studying chemical engineering at MU. She spent the spring 2014 semester at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She is a recipient of the Jorgensen Scholars Abroad (University of Manchester) scholarship.

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Finality

I did it. I survived five months in a foreign country halfway around the world and made it home safe and sound. Twelve countries, 22 flights, 12 train rides, lots of walking and countless bus rides took me on the most amazing journey of my life. While the last two days of travel and the process […]

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The end of an era

My last week in the UK has finally (or too quickly) arrived. In honor of my 159 days spent at the University of Manchester, I decided to use a few online quizzes to test my British-ness. How stereotypically English are you? I failed the first miserably. Even though I now own an English football shirt […]

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Manchester memories

Manchester memories

A brief walk down my Manchester memory lane.

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Feeling like a Grecian goddess

Filed in Blog, Greece, United Kingdom by on June 3, 2014
Feeling like a Grecian goddess

A few photos from my trip to Santorini, Greece.

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Oh say can you see…

I’m coming home!! Four short weeks, and I will be back in the homeland, America the beautiful, the Show-Me-State, good ole St. Lou, and I surprisingly couldn’t be more excited. Not that I’m not sad to be leaving the United Kingdom. My time here has been incredible and I’ve had so many opportunities to travel […]

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Czech it

Czech it

A look at my trip to Prague.

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The finals grind

Studying is never my first choice of activity when I wake up. But usually the anxiety of looming quizzes/tests/project is enough motivation to pack up the books and head to the library. Especially during exam time. But here in England, getting motivated is a real struggle.  The first reason is not knowing what to expect. […]

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Willkommen in Deutschland

Willkommen in Deutschland

A few photos from my trip to Berlin and Munich.

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Dolla’ dolla’ bill y’all (or $1.64 to be exact)

I’ve officially hit the 100 day mark of not being in the United States. Pretty crazy. I’ve hit the Euro Tour 2014 hard. I’ve had the chance to travel to six different countries in the past few months, and I have plans to see another three or four more. I’ve ridden small planes, big planes, […]

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A totally cheesy ‘When in Rome’ post

A totally cheesy ‘When in Rome’ post

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