3 Weeks Later

It’s been a while since my last blog post, but I’ve been putting that time to good use. I’ve been exploring my neighborhood and the rest of the city, getting used to my classes, and just getting acclimated to my surroundings. First, I’ll say a little bit about Shepherd’s Bush, the neighborhood that I am…

Neighborhood of My Dreams

Upon applying for a homestay I felt slightly nervous. It is no secret that some study abroad students arrive to their new international digs and are met with some unfortunate situations. By good luck, I fall into the group that loves their new home. My 200 year old home in the Triana neighborhood in Seville,…

One Week Down

I am currently writing this blog while eating lunch in Kensington Garden overlooking Round Pond and Kensington Palace. I have officially been in London for one week now and I’m finally settling in. Since my last blog, I have visited some of the historic sites around the city, while also starting my internship and my…

Mitchell Wesoly – GBI Sydney Blog 2

I can’t believe that I have already been here for three weeks!  It has gone by so fast. Sydney is a really amazing city, and there’s so much to see, do, and learn. Probably one of my favorite things to do in this city so far, is to learn about aboriginal culture here in Australia….

The Adventure Begins – GBI London

These past couple of weeks I’ve been experiencing the usual end-of-summer denial. It happens every year. This time however, I’m not just in denial of returning to exams, long essays, and even longer nights spent finishing those essays, no sir. This year I was in denial of going to a foreign country for the first…

Journey to “the land Down Under”

Hey everyone and welcome to my blog! My name is Nico Grillo and I’m from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Currently, I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Supply Chain Management with a minor in Economics and a Certificate in International Business. I am thrilled to be spending three months in Sydney, Australia where I…

Settling in London

Hello! My name is Joe Wilson and I am a Junior Finance and Marketing major from the University of Pittsburgh. I am from a town outside of Philadelphia called Oreland, PA. I am currently writing this blog from my new flat in the Shepard’s Bush section of London as I am nearing the end of…

Initial Thoughts Before Take Off

Hola! My name is Kara and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Economics and Business with a minor in Spanish. My home base is and always has been Swarthmore, PA. I love to read and explore new places and therefore can’t wait to live in Sevilla, España this fall. At first…