My New Normal

I have tried not to face how quickly this semester is going by, but after completing my first weekend trip, it’s become unavoidable. I had off from classes this past Monday and Tuesday, so my friends and I traveled across the Rio de la Plata to Uruguay. We visited the old port-town of Colonia, the…

Mi Casa es Su Casa

At this point in my Spring study abroad program, I am starting to get into the swing of my new-normal. Throughout this semester, I will be living with a host family in a central  Buenos Aires neighborhood called Recoleta, which is known for the famous Recoleta Cemetery that houses the grave of Eva Perón. My…

Settling In

As I finish up my first week of classes, I find myself starting to settle into a new life in Buenos Aires. It’s hard to believe that I’m finally here! I’ve known that I wanted to do this program for over a year now, so it’s surreal to actually be in BA. Going to Pitt,…

Gearing Up for Buenos Aires

Hello! My name is Olivia Newport and I will be participating in the GBI: Buenos Aires program in Spring 2019. I am a Junior pursuing a Marketing major, Digital Media certificate, and International Business certificate with a concentration in Spanish. Outside of class, I am involved in the Pitt Chapter of the American Marketing Association,…