Giapo Kitchen Tour

Pretty much everyone loves eating ice cream, but not everyone knows where to grab the best kind. Some prefer brand names like Haagen-Dazs or Breyer’s while others prefer the little shop around the corner from their house. Well, in Auckland, the best ice cream I’ve ever had came from a well-known shop called Giapo. On […]

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10 Tips for Traveling Abroad as a Student

In my year of studying abroad, I’ve done a lot of traveling by myself and in groups. I learned quite a few things along the way, including some insights I wish I had known a year ago. So here are a few of my top tips for student travelers. (I figure someone should benefit from […]

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7 Myths and Misconceptions I Discovered (and Some I Believed) While Studying Abroad

Before I studied abroad, I had certain ideas of what I thought each place was going to be like. This varied from expecting to meet many fellow redheads in Ireland to assuming that the way the temperature/weather is measured around the world would be the same. The more I travel, the more I realize that […]

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How I Kept Up My Love of Dance While Studying Abroad

I couldn’t give up dancing during my semester abroad in Argentina; so of course, I also wanted to continue taking dance classes during while I studied abroad in Ireland. In Buenos Aires, I studied styles of dance that I was already familiar with because taking the classes in a different language was enough of a […]

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What could be better than stopping for a selfie with an Alpaca in Urubamba, Peru. (It’s actually a bit of challenge to get them to pose with you!) Photo by me, Quinn Kanner.

Adventures Abroad Part 1: South America

Studying abroad doesn’t just provide the opportunity to learn about the culture of the city you’re temporarily going to school in, but it also allows you to travel and explore other parts of the country or the continent while you do so. Planning these side trips in a foreign country can be a little intimidating […]

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How I paid it forward while studying (and volunteering) abroad.

I think that volunteer work is a great way to give back to the community, but I haven’t had time to do any since I started college. So, when my academic advisor in Buenos Aires shared a list of potential volunteer opportunities, I jumped at the chance to get involved. One opportunity that stuck out […]

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