For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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Having spent 10 years completing my primary and secondary education in the same school in Singapore, ever since high school, I was certain that I wanted to study abroad. Now, given that I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in a city almost 10,000 miles away from home, my wish has come true. However, in my […]

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If you’ve ever imagined yourself gallivanting through foreign streets or strolling through sheep-covered fields, then you’ve probably considered studying abroad. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience and extremely worthwhile. As someone who was lucky enough to study abroad during their freshman year, it’s safe to say that doing so was one of the best decisions I’ve made […]

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Between driving on the opposite side of the road and the never-ending downpour, London living has turned out to be a bit different than BU living. Study abroad student Emma Purtell documents 10 major differences between the U.S. and our neighbor across the pond.  

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Midterms here at BU Padua finally ended on Friday, coming to a close with a weekend group trip to Italy’s most famous city, Rome. It is not everyday that a week’s worth of studying and testing is rewarded with a beautiful trip to an amazing city. The temptation to be distracted or to procrastinate is […]

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One of my favorite stories to tell of my experiences abroad is the story of the time my friend Rachel slapped the arm of a Spanish gypsy in Grenada because the woman was pick-pocketing our friend, Megan. It was certainly a bold move on Rachel’s part. However, it is not only an awesome story to […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates After much pleading and persuasion, my parents were able to convince me to get on two absurdly long flights to the motherland: India. If you’re considering traveling to India (or any other foreign country, for that matter), here are a few tips to keep in mind to be a […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto It’s hard to believe that four months have gone by and that my time in Sydney is almost over. Not everyone has the chance to say they student-taught and lived in Australia while in college, but BU has given me the opportunity to do so and it has been […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto A few weekends ago I traveled with a group of BU students to Port Stephens, a beautiful bay area three hours north of Sydney. We went on a guided day tour including a dolphin watching cruise and a trip to the sand dunes. Port Stephens and Nelson Bay were […]

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