10 Situations You Might Encounter Living with a Host Family
AFRICA / ASIA / AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND / EUROPE / LATIN AMERICA / MIDDLE EAST

10 Situations You Might Encounter Living with a Host Family

Meeting your host family for the first time after a long flight can be overwhelming. They will greet you with open arms and affection and ask you all sorts of questions. Meanwhile, you are fighting jet-lag and struggling to understand them (if they speak a foreign language). If you look as confused as I did, … Continue reading

Education Abroad at the Defense of the Ignorant American
AFRICA / ASIA / AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND / EUROPE / LATIN AMERICA / MIDDLE EAST

Education Abroad at the Defense of the Ignorant American

At the University of Kentucky and far beyond, there is an overall increasing trend to participate in education abroad during both undergraduate and graduate studies. Education abroad, at my home institution, can encompass a variety of opportunities that transcend traditional study abroad experiences and range from student teaching, internships, and research conducted abroad. As an … Continue reading

Latin American Gastronomy Tour: Mexico and Costa Rica, a Photo Essay
LATIN AMERICA

Latin American Gastronomy Tour: Mexico and Costa Rica, a Photo Essay

  A photo journey through the meals of my summer abroad! Costa Rican breakfast in Heredia: Fried eggs, French bread with fresh cheese and butter   Lunch at la Universidad Latina de Heredia: Grilled chicken, white rice, black beans, pasta salad, with lime mayonnaise, mustard, and hot sauce   Window view of a cake shop … Continue reading