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Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie is studying business administration with an emphasis in marketing at MU. She spent the spring 2013 semester at Universiteit Maastricht in the Netherlands.

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The end

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on June 27, 2013
The end

There are no words to describe my feelings while leaving what had become my home in the Netherlands, and returning to my home in America. It was bittersweet; I had so many things to say goodbye to, yet so many things to be excited about seeing in America. Cobblestone streets, riding my bike to class […]

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Paris in pictures

Filed in Blog, France, Netherlands by on June 24, 2013
Paris in pictures

A few photos from my trip to Paris, the most beautiful city in the world!

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Antalya: The Turkish Riviera

Filed in Blog, Netherlands, Turkey by on June 17, 2013
Antalya: The Turkish Riviera

We were a little apprehensive at first about traveling to Turkey because of all the protests in Istanbul; however, we booked before anything started and had no way of knowing. I have a few Turkish friends who said it should be fine because the protests were centered around Istanbul and Ankara. We followed the news […]

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The beauty of Berlin

Filed in Blog, Country, Germany, Netherlands by on June 17, 2013
The beauty of Berlin

Living so close to the German border, I have been to many cities in Germany. However, I would have to say if you go to one city in Germany, it should be Berlin. It is amazing how much the city has been through, but also how far it has come. Germany has spent a great […]

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It’s tulip season!

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on June 4, 2013
It’s tulip season!

Keukenhof Gardens

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The last Queen’s Day

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on June 4, 2013
The last Queen’s Day

With two days off of school and work, the Netherlands population made its way to Amsterdam for the final Queen’s Day! Queen’s Day is a national holiday in the Netherlands celebrating the queen’s birthday. The queen’s birthday is in February; however, the weather would be too cold so it was decided that a warmer date […]

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Taking a break

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on May 13, 2013
Taking a break

After traveling for five weekends in a row, I found myself feeling completely exhausted. On top of school, which is extremely competitive in the Netherlands, traveling took up almost all of my free time. I kept telling myself that I’ll graduate next year, find in an entry-level job with two weeks vacation, and I’ll never […]

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I’m not starving… I’m Hungary!

Filed in Blog, Hungary, Netherlands by on April 25, 2013
I’m not starving… I’m Hungary!

Pun intended. During our stay in Budapest last weekend, we used Hungary to it’s full, punny potential. Contrary to popular belief, Budapest is actually two different cities (Buda and Pest) separated by the Danube River, and connected by the famous Chain Bridge. Our hostel was in the most central location in Pest, behind the Basilica […]

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Venice and Rome, Italy’s finest

Filed in Blog, Italy, Netherlands by on April 24, 2013
Venice and Rome, Italy’s finest

Photos from my spring break trip to two great Italian cities: Venice and Rome.

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Gastronomy: the art of eating good food

Filed in Blog, Italy, Netherlands by on April 18, 2013
Gastronomy: the art of eating good food

Our spring break journey has now led us to beautiful Italy! First stop, the Pisa airport. We spent very little time here mostly because it was cheaper to fly into Pisa than to fly into Florence. Pisa is a small town, the only attraction in it is, of course, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Almost everyone there […]

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