Living in a homestay is a unique blend of positives and negatives that undoubtedly shape the study abroad experience. Continue reading The honest ups and downs of living in a homestay
One of the many benefits of studying abroad in Buenos Aires is having a study abroad program which acts as a resource for students. My program, IES, has been a tremendous resource for me in so many ways (they rejected my application to write for their blog, so I’m not even being paid to say this). It’s obvious that they care about their students and … Continue reading Tip of the day: sign up for the free stuff!
I’ve always been fascinated by the distinct quirks that define a culture. How better do you define culture, anyway, besides a combination of “quirks” that define a group or society? Perhaps that definition boils it down too much – culture is far deeper than a set of “quirks.” It’s a collective history, a timeline of achievements, a set of beliefs and ideals and conceptions of … Continue reading Culture shock