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The “study” part of “studying abroad”

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic by on February 26, 2019
The “study” part of “studying abroad”

by Emily W. I go to school in an old palace. No really – I’m serious. The classrooms are lined with gold accents and there are chandelier fixtures above the desks. There is also a backyard garden with pet peacocks. This is Anglo-American University in Prague, Czech Republic. One of the oldest private universities in […]

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Forgive yourself… often.

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic by on February 4, 2019
Forgive yourself… often.

by Emily W. I started my semester abroad in Prague, Czech Republic a month ago. Actually, it was just under a week ago, but my lack of sleep had drawn out days and nights to culminate into one large confusing lump of time. I had every intention of doing this whole jet-lag thing right, after […]

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Getting lost… and what I found along the way

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic by on June 20, 2018
Getting lost… and what I found along the way

by Luci C. I had a pretty awesome and exciting day today after accidentally getting left behind on the way to the Strahov Monastery in Prague, Czech Republic! Getting split up from your group and needing to find your own way in a foreign city is a little intimidating, but I learned some valuable lessons […]

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Easter holiday in Prague

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, United Kingdom by on April 12, 2016
Easter holiday in Prague

by Valerie S. We arrived in Prague very late on Wednesday night. We were at the train station for almost two hours trying to figure out how to get to the hostel. Normally, we would walk or take a train. But it was too far to walk and too small of a city for trains. […]

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Prague!

Prague!

As of today, I have been in Europe for 12 days. My trip is almost halfway over and time is flying. When I arrived in Prague almost two weeks ago, I don’t think I was mentally prepared for this trip as much as I originally thought I was. Everything in the Czech Republic is so […]

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Backpacking through Europe

Backpacking through Europe

I have definitely been lucky in my experiences so far during study abroad. I have had an amazing time with so many wonderful people I have met along the way. However, the greatest experience I have had thus far would be a three and a half week backpacking trip throughout Europe. I went to so […]

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The illegal vote for independence, Czech Republic, Egypt and Montserrat

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, Egypt, Spain by on December 17, 2014
The illegal vote for independence, Czech Republic, Egypt and Montserrat

November The vote The day was finally here, the big vote. As I have mentioned before my month here has included witnessing many protests and conflicts between Catalonia and Spain as the people here have begun rallying for independence. In September, Spain’s Constitutional Tribunal (supreme court), halted the Catalonian referendum that had been approved by […]

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Czech it

Czech it

A look at my trip to Prague.

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Prague and Budapest

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain by on March 24, 2014
Prague and Budapest

I have no idea how to begin to describe my visits to Prague and Budapest. Seeing Eastern Europe’s unique culture was absolutely eye-opening. When we landed in Prague, we were immediately shocked by the complicated language and currency. We exchanged twenties in euros for thousands of Czech koruna… it took some getting used to. We […]

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Fare le fotografie

Filed in Blog, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy by on April 17, 2013
Fare le fotografie

You have probably noticed I like to take a lot of pictures. Here’s a few from my travels to Prague, Budapest and southern Italy!

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