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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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“We’re on Barcelona time”

Filed in Blog, Netherlands, Spain by on April 18, 2013
“We’re on Barcelona time”

After finally completing a gruesome week of finals, a couple friends and I spent 12 days in some of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The first stop on the list was Barcelona, Spain. Most people say that Barcelona is their favorite city in Europe, and I can definitely say that it 100 percent lived up to […]

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Discovering Holland

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on April 2, 2013
Discovering Holland

Photos from around the Netherlands, including Amsterdam, Maastricht and The Hague.

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Feeling spontaneous

Filed in Blog, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland by on April 2, 2013
Feeling spontaneous

Everyone I knew had something planned for the weekend, and whether it was visiting a boyfriend or their mom was in town, I wasn’t a part of it. My other plan-less friend and I decided we needed to do something for the weekend, being the procrastinators we are it took until Wednesday to start looking […]

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A few familiar faces

Filed in Blog, Netherlands, United Kingdom by on March 8, 2013

During my week-long break for carnival I visited a few fellow Mizzou students in London! I couldn’t have picked a better place to plan my first trip, the airline ticket was cheap and we didn’t have to worry about booking a place to stay. London is a beautiful city, and HUGE!  We took the “tube” […]

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Maastricht Carnival

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on February 20, 2013
Maastricht Carnival

Maastricht is a beautiful city! After an entire three weeks, I can finally find my way around town (well, sort of). I have blisters all over my feet from how much walking I do, but thankfully I found a bike yesterday. They say “you never forget how to ride a bike” — this is a […]

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The beginning

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on January 29, 2013

Packing — my absolute least favorite activity to partake in. Needless to say packing and I have been butting heads for quite some time. So naturally, I began the process of packing for my five-month trip, the night before I left. DO. NOT. DO. THIS. I was on track until we weighed my enormous suitcase […]

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Worries of a travel rookie

Filed in Blog, Netherlands by on January 21, 2013
Worries of a travel rookie

This is one of my favorite quotes, and an excellent point to keep in mind when buying a round-trip plane ticket to Amsterdam. As I watch my entire life savings slowly dwindle down in only a matter of months, I keep reminding myself that it will all be worth it in the end. In six […]

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