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Amsterdam Adventures: Solo Trip to Rome

Studying abroad has pushed me out of my comfort zone in more ways than I ever thought possible, and I found myself doing something I always dreamed about but was never sure I could do. I took a solo trip to Rome. I always dreamed about being the type of person who traveled and saw… Continue reading Amsterdam Adventures: Solo Trip to Rome

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Amsterdam Adventures: Oktoberfest 2018

During the weekend of Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, I had the pleasure of experiencing Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany! But, this story starts some tumultuous events that led up to actually getting there. Once I found out I was studying abroad, I knew going to Oktoberfest was something I wanted to do. Figuring out logistics… Continue reading Amsterdam Adventures: Oktoberfest 2018


Amsterdam Adventures: One Month Reflection

Four weeks have come and gone, and I’ve officially been in Amsterdam for a month! It’s a crazy feeling because I somehow feel like I just got here but have also been here forever. Yet, I’m now a quarter of the way done with my time here and the slowly creeping expiration date is bittersweet.… Continue reading Amsterdam Adventures: One Month Reflection

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Amsterdam Adventures: My Weekend in Antwerp

After finally starting to adjust to life in Amsterdam, this past weekend I took my first trip while studying abroad. Five of us hopped on a bus and headed to Antwerp, Belgium, for a busy 48 hours. I had an early start on Saturday when I biked over to Claire’s to meet up with the… Continue reading Amsterdam Adventures: My Weekend in Antwerp

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Amsterdam Adventures: ISN Introduction Week

As a way to start to acclimate myself to Amsterdam, I participated in the International Student Network (ISN) Introduction Week program from August 21st through the 24th. The intensive program was 4 exhausting days of organized activities for almost 900 international students but was an incredibly helpful tool for learning how to navigate this city.… Continue reading Amsterdam Adventures: ISN Introduction Week