During my mid-semester break in Perth, Australia, a group of 14 students, including me, road tripped 14 hours up the coast, to hit Karijini National Park. It is one of the most beautiful places in the middle of the outback, with lots of gorges and hikes. This picture was taken at the top of Mt. […]
This image was taken in Snowdonia in Wales and is possibly my favorite picture from my time abroad. Although I studied in Leicester, England, I took a trip out to Wales with some friends and we decided to do a hike in Snowdonia. Winds were blowing furiously and the ground got marshier as we went, […]
Kunta Hora is famously known for the bone church, Sedlec Ossuary. This ossuary is a small Roman Catholic chapel that contains 40,000-70,000 bones that were placed in a decorative arrangement. The reason for the mass amount of bones was due to the exhuming of skeletons and staking them in a pile in the chapel. Between […]
That’s me eating snails as a tapa in the bar right by my apartment. I was with my host mother and compañera de casa, totally in love with the newness of it all. Studying abroad was all about trying to things, eating new things, going to new places. I think you can tell by my […]
A mid semester excursion from Istanbul to the south of Turkey for some deep water soloing was a highlight of my time abroad. Affordable domestic flights and over night buses made seeing the country easy and practical. Few things rival a week of climbing on the Mediterranean coast.
Dating back to 5500 BC, Hallstatt located in Upper Austria is one of the oldest established cultures thanks to wealth found in the salt mines. It is the most beautiful place I can ever imagine being able to see and I hope to return to Austria and Hallstatt someday in the near future.
The 8 months I spent abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina were phenomenal! Not only did I learn more about myself and how to carry myself through different groups of people, I learned more about the importance of establishing an international civil community. In the first picture, I was fortunate to reunite with one of my […]
This was the first picture I took on my first full day in Prague. It was a beautiful, sunny day in early February and the feeling I had standing in Old Town Square, surrounded by buildings just as amazing and well maintained was indescribable. I felt so sure standing there that I was going to love this city.
Hanging on my wall above my bed is a picture from a calender of the golden temple in Japan. The calendar had been a gift my father had brought back for me from Africa. It was a themed calender that contained pictures of some of the most beautiful and culturally distinct locations around the world. […]
Traveling to the north of Sweden was a breathtaking adventure from seeing the Northern Lights to dog sledding and a night filled with frozen shot glasses. Nothing prepared me for the beautiful frozen tundra with colorful lights dancing across the snow. If I had been told a year earlier that I’d be visiting an indigenous […]