Creative Thought Travels
Yet I’ve noticed a certain a casualness in the Spaniards. The way Antonio tosses the napkins and utensils onto the dinner table, as opposed to setting them down. Many commuters lean against the metro door with a single bent knee. Sunglasses are acceptable indoor accessories. A waiter will show me to my table with a flick … Continue reading »
Mondays: the older we get, the more we resent them. But this wasn’t always the case–think back to elementary school mornings, to the restless excitement of seeing your friends again after a weekend apart. The Monday highlight was always, always Show & Tell. You would stuff whatever toy or trinket (Tamagotchis, anyone?) had kept you … Continue reading »
I am truly afraid of what Cuba will become with Americanization. Despite its flaws, the country is absolutely beautiful and rich in its culture. There is something about walking down the streets of Havana that feels different than anywhere else I have ever been. I am certain that, unless Cuba puts protocol in place to … Continue reading »
“Going, Going, (but not quite) Gone” is the title of student Manuela Tauscher’s recent blog post on her pre-departure experience, which was featured on IES Abroad’s Editor’s Choice Student Blogs. Tauscher is studying abroad with the Environmental Studies & Sustainability program in Freiburg, Germany, and her post offers candid insight into the emotional limbo that … Continue reading »
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