Until Next Time

Ecuador has stolen a piece of my heart. Leaving the country was hard to say the least, mostly because I don’t know when I’ll be able to go back. The trip (even though only nine days) was packed with sights, adventure, and educational opportunities. The trip had a mixture of students on it. There were…

Amor Ecuador

Coming into the Quito airport I was beyond excited. Not only had I just stepped foot onto the South American continent for the first time, but there was no Pittsburgh cold weather. We were surrounded by palm trees, a sparkling city, and new faces.  Following the flight, we went over to the mall across the…

Taking the Next Step

The time for traveling to Ecuador has approached faster than anticipated. For months it was off in the distance and now, I sit, ready to leave the airport for this new adventure.  There are many aspects of Ecuador that I am ready to immerse myself in, some of which may present themselves as challenges. The…

Preparing for Ecuador

Hi everyone, My name is Monica Patura and I’m a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I’m majoring in Finance and Marketing, minoring in Statistics and Economics, and getting a Certificate in International Business. The University has given me the opportunity to study abroad once before in Sydney, Australia. The experience was so rewarding that…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring Break 2019!

Meet the Spring Break 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Break Bloggers Meet the GSL Bolivia Student Bloggers: Spring Break 2019 Bloggers: Nicholas Grimes | Cross Kotrozo | Holly Linder | Haley McArthur | Gemma Skidmore | Camryn Ward See all the GSL Bolivia blogs by clicking here. Meet the GSL Puerto Rico Student Bloggers: Spring…