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Snow on the Equator (Week 12)

Things I didn’t expect to see up close and personal in Ecuador: snow.

Things I saw this week, up close and personal: snow.

Week 12 has been a really good one.   848 more words

Temple of Debod

Madrid is full of surprises. Who knew there was an ancient Egyptian temple in the heart of the city? Last week I visited the Temple of Debod, which originally stood in Egypt’s Nile Valley. 111 more words


Experiencing Reverse Culture Shock

One of the reasons that I have not posted in a while is because I’m dealing with reverse culture shock.

What is reverse culture shock? And how is it different from culture shock? 758 more words


Fun times in Portugal!

I have to admit I had zero expectations before visiting Lisbon, in fact if it wasn’t for the fact that the trip was included as part of my study abroad program I would of never thought of visiting on my own. 574 more words


Importance of a Global Perspective

Story and photo by Zoe Murphy

I’ve lived in six countries, across four continents, in the last twenty one years. Growing up cross-culturally has taught me lessons no classroom or textbook ever could. 703 more words


Spring Break! Kinda

This week was our second and final long weekend.  This means that this week we had class Monday to Wednesday only, instead of Monday to Thursday.  561 more words

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