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My journey with wanderlust: Why I chose to study abroad

Filed in Blog, South Africa by on May 2, 2019

by Anna D. Let’s start this blog off with a quick story about my childhood. My parents like to constantly tell me about the time when I was three years old and my dad was on the roof repairing something. Then, I somehow wandered up the ladder and onto the roof and proceeded just to […]

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Top 15 things to do in London

Top 15 things to do in London

by Erin S. 1. Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel 2. Catch a show on the West End. 3. Visit the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 4. Explore the free museums. 5. Sample different foods in Camden Market. 6. Take a picture in front of pastel houses in Notting Hill. 7. Visit the neon sign haven that is […]

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Abroad in Lyon

Abroad in Lyon

by Olivia H. Moving to Lyon is easily the most exciting thing I have done in my life. I got my first passport last year in anticipation for a study abroad trip. Now, when I tell my new friends that this is the first time I have ever left America, I see the shock across […]

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Abroad in Buenos Aires

by Sewit B. I was able to leave a couple weeks before my program started and travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to begin my long journey of growing and learning. While I was in Rio, I had the opportunity to go to most of the tourist destinations, such as Sugarloaf Mountain, Parque Lage and, […]

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Abroad in Brussels

Abroad in Brussels

by Madison C. This semester abroad has been the best semester of my studies thus far. Despite being a journalist, and therefore a writer by trade, I know what I say in this update won’t properly convey everything this semester has meant to me. So far this semester I have visited two cities in Belgium […]

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Blissful Barcelona

Filed in Blog, Spain by on March 25, 2019
Blissful Barcelona

by Olutoyin J. I’m a sophomore at Mizzou, and I am currently participating in a study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain. In January, I started attending CETT – Campus de Turisme, Hoteleria, y Gastronomia (Campus of Tourism, Hospitality, and Gastronomy). The school is affiliated with the University of Barcelona. This semester, I am participating in […]

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Running into old friends in new places

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on March 25, 2019
Running into old friends in new places

by Selma Z. When I was in high school I had this awesome friend (we’ll call her H) and she was the coolest person I ever knew. When she graduated high school, rather than going straight to college like every other person we, she took a gap year and went to England. I knew I […]

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From London, England, to Interlaken, Switzerland

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on March 25, 2019
From London, England, to Interlaken, Switzerland

by Zoey D. I’m a junior at Mizzou studying communication and fashion. I am fortunate enough to be spending my spring semester in London, England! I am living in a flat in Notting Hill and I’m loving every second of it. A few weeks ago I was able to fly to Interlaken, Switzerland, with a […]

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First impressions, challenges and accomplishments of Barcelona, Spain

Filed in Blog, Spain by on March 11, 2019

by Catherine A. When I first moved to Barcelona, i was completely alone and quite literally lost. It took a frantic hour of searching the airport and a giant wave of self-doubt before I pulled myself together, secured a home based and paid a cab driver 35 euros to drive me across town. Looking out […]

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Hardest parts of living abroad

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on February 27, 2019
Hardest parts of living abroad

by Selma Z. So, I have finally hit my six-month mark of being abroad. And for the first time in a while, this country is starting to feel like home. The journey to this point has had its challenges and every day there is a new one that always comes up. Like not having enough […]

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