Life is Better at the Beach – Week 2

I’m back to tell you about my second week here in Montevideo! I can’t believe a week has already flown by. Where has the time gone? To site visits, group meetings, travels on the weekend, and more city exploring. Since my last post, I’ve had many more walks around the city, ate a few more…

A Window into Computer Science: Third Time’s a Charm I Hope

        This is starting to become a major issue seeing as this is the third time that I have to write this. The last two times (the first being Sunday afternoon, the second Monday night) I’d write the entire blogpost, add my tags, and then try to add the picture that I…

Cool Cats

Matt Restrepo SWOT analysis of Cats Hostel Strengths: Cats hostile is not any average hostile. The major strength of the hostile is the experience they offer for their guests. Many hostels in large cities are on the more expensive side and cannot offer much entertainment to their guests. A bed, locker, and breakfast is what…

Martin

I met Martin at the restaurant at La Casa de las Boyas, a beachside hostel nestled in a remote beach town in Uruguay called Punta del Diablo. Martin worked at the restaurant for lunch and dinner and received a small wage along with free accommodation at the hostel. What made this friendship different from many…

My Main Modes of Travel

Yassoo! As I begin my third week abroad, I have been learning common Greek phrases in order to facilitate talking to people here. I am currently in Athens, and throughout this trip our modes of transportation are essentially always changing. Most times in order to get around with such a large class size, we take…

Ich hatte gute Zeit mit euch, meine Freunde und Berlin!

            Time went by so quickly. I cannot believe I have been in Berlin for one week. My first week in Berlin is just so much fun! I made friends, explored the cities and, of course, started my internship.             I am in love with the city, Berlin. It is extremely gorgeous. The buildings here…

Site Visits, Sun, & Soccer – My Second Week in Uruguay!

A busy second week in Uruguay has made the time move so fast! Class is going great and we were able to travel to a beautiful beach town this past weekend – so let me tell you about it and show you some pictures! We’ve been walking to and from class every day because the…

Berlin: Week One

Even though I arrived in Berlin five days before the official start of the program, I feel as though I still haven’t even scratched the surface of what the city has to offer.  Historically, Berlin has seen periods of incredible growth and transformation as well as periods of hardship and terror, with highs during the…

One Week on a New Continent

We have been here for a full week now and sometimes I still cannot believe I am really here. Traveling to new places, experiencing different cultures, and exploring the world has always been my dream. Now that it is really happening, it almost seems too good to be true. My first week outside of North…