The impact study abroad has had on me

After arriving at the Pittsburgh International Airport, it really set in…it was over. My 3 months studying abroad had come to an end and I’d have to readjust to the American lifestyle. When I walked off of the plane, I got this feeling of relief that I was back in my home country, yet I…

Things to know before you come to China

So the first time arriving in China can be a bit overwhelming even for the most seasoned traveler. Everything is different; the language, culture and food. I have created a list of the things that I wish people had told me before I got to China. Leave the manners at home: I have always grown…

The World’s Most LGBTQ Friendly City?

Leaving London for Berlin I thought I would be incredibly adept at relocating as I was moving to my third European location in four months. I quickly realized that I had grown incredibly comfortable in London speaking and hearing English spoken every day and being able to navigate without difficulty. When I arrived in Berlin…

Making the World My Classroom

One of the greatest facets of studying abroad in Europe is the ease of traveling to new countries. When deciding to document the most memorable trip I have taken I would have to honor Italy with that title. Even in November when most of Europe was colder and darker I enjoyed an amazing five-day trip…

Hello London: This is Me

Hello! My name is Rachel Wierzbowski and I am a Junior studying Marketing and Supply Chain Management as well as pursuing a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics. I am from Robbinsville, NJ (yes, Central Jersey does exist). My interests include alternative music, finding new coffee shops, yoga, and exploring art museums. Outside of the classroom,…

Reflecting on My Time Abroad

Our time abroad is already over. Time really flew after our spring break, I think we really got used to our weekly routines and it made time fly by. Studying abroad was one of the best decisions I have made, if not the best. I am so grateful for all of the people I’ve met…

And thats a wrap mate!

Well, that went fast. It’s been two weeks since my study abroad program has ended. It wasn’t easy leaving a place that I grew to love so much. Also it was so hard saying goodbye to so many friends that I grew so close with. But after spending a week in Queenstown, New Zealand it…

Intro to Me

Hi everyone, I’m Bryan Runyon and I’m originally from Wall, New Jersey (near the shore). My interests include rock music, writing, sci-fi, professional baseball, football, and basketball, as well as college football and basketball (Mets, Giants, Knicks, Pitt). I’m a junior supply chain management and business information systems double major at CBA. I intend to…

What Vienna Has Helped Me to Achieve

During my time abroad I wish to accomplish many things in all area of my life from academics to my personal life.  Life abroad is such a unique time to focus on cheating new experiences with new people in a completely new setting. Academically I wanted to understand what it was like to learn and…