Some Journeys Should Remain the Road Less Traveled

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Whoever said it’s about the journey, not the destination has never traveled with my family. We get adventures, but not the kind you scream ‘yeah! Let’s do that again!’ If anything, you’re close to yelling ‘get me out of here!’ and not just because we want to escape each other.

My family could probably afford to stop and smell the roses and see the beauty of the journey, but some journeys should remain the road less traveled.


Climate Change is Ripping Apart My Adopted Family and Country, Kiribati

by Mike Roman / Mar 30, 2015 /

Climate Change is Ripping Apart My Adopted Family and Country Tarawa, Kiribati (formerly known as the Gilbert Islands)

On December 12, 2000, I wrote home from the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Close Encounters of the Fowl Kind: A Zany Slice of Italy

by Ivanka Di Felice / Mar 28, 2015 /
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After a few days spent with my in-laws in Abruzzo, we’re ready to make the trek back home to Tuscany.

Over morning coffee, David says, “My parents have a gift for us: two hens, their best ones!”

The three of them anxiously watch my response.

“Now you can have fresh eggs every day!” Maria happily says.

#StudyAbroadBecause it opens your world

by Stasia Lopez / Mar 24, 2015 /
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Loretta Agyemang graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in December 2014 with degrees in Economics and Political Science and certificates in Global, Latin American, and African Studies. Her experience as a Ghanaian-American immigrant shaped her academic interests of uniting language learning with the social sciences.

From Cardboard Box to Notre Dame Cathedral

by Jessica Hardy / Mar 17, 2015 /

It is so funny how over time we grow and our minds tend to change. However, there are some passions that never leave our heads, those reoccurring dreams that we want so much to be a reality.

The Blood Red Glaring Eyes

by Naomi Murphy / Mar 13, 2015 /

When I walked into view - and saw the square - the centre of Marrakesh - I knew at once how much I was going to love it. I walked further in and listened to the crowd cheering the dancing snakes. They hissed and glared and slithered along, showing off their beautiful scaly tales. They showed off their shining fangs, which reminded me of pure white snow.


#StudyAbroadBecause it changes the way you see the world

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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Hannah Olevson is a senior studying Marketing, Communication, and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She considers Sevilla, Spain her second home, and continually misses the friendly natured Spaniards and scent of freshly squished oranges.

#StudyAbroadBecause The World is Waiting

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 11, 2015 /
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Brad Miner, originally from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania, found his passion for Study Abroad and International Education while studying abroad in Costa Rica and New Zealand and by having the good fortune of traveling to Fiji, Nicaragua, and Panama.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Will Change Your Life!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 10, 2015 /
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My name is Kynsi Saye and I am currently a senior at Colorado State University. I am pursuing a major in apparel merchandising with a minor in business administration. Upon graduation, I hope to pursue a career in the active wear industry and stay in Colorado. I am also a member of a professional dance company called Dream Project Dance Company.

#WorkAbroadBecause every day feels like an accomplishment!

by Stasia Lopez / Mar 07, 2015 /
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Megan Lee is an Overseas Educator with Carpe Diem Education. She's originally from Merrillville, Indiana. She graduated from Valparaiso University with a degree in International Economics and Chinese. While in college, she was fortunate to study abroad in China as well as South Africa and Namibia. Read her interview below about working abroad and connecting to Megan through Twitter!

"I love chatting all things study abroad; don't hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions / want someone to geek out with about travel. Just hit me up on Twitter @peglegmeg. :-)"