Hello friends and family! First and foremost, I want to thank you all for the outpouring of support that I received in response to my post last week. At my lowest points, it is easy to forget how many caring friends and cheerleaders I have on my side. You remind me that I am not … More DIS vs. F&M: Comparing Abroad to my Home Campus
Hi friends and family! I had planned and written a fun post for this week about several random things that I miss from home, but I ended up scrapping it. It was light and amusing, but that’s just not really where I am right now. As I’ve written time and time again, my goal for … More An Honest Check-In
Hello friends and family! Apologies for the late post this week. This past weekend, I returned from a weeklong study tour to the Netherlands with my Graphic Design studio. We went to Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Rotterdam. Read on for the recap and photos! What is a “study tour”? Through DIS, each Core Course takes part … More Trip Recap: Netherlands Study Tour
Hi friends! It has been a particularly gray and rainy week in Copenhagen, but somehow, it was maybe my best week yet. After weeks and months of challenges, I finally feel like I’ve turned a corner and settled into my life in Copenhagen. I know I’ve written about feeling settled several times in the past, … More Is There a “Right” Way to Study Abroad?
Hello friends and family! I’m back from my Spring Break trip to France, and I’m looking forward to sharing some photos and highlights. And in the spirit of midterms, I’ll reflect a little on how the semester is going so far. Aix en Provence Last Saturday, my wonderful boyfriend Cam spent a brutal amount of … More Many Baguettes Later… Highlights From My Trip to France
Hello friends and readers! As some of you already know, I recently made the difficult decision to leave my Homestay. I’ve since moved to a Residential Community (dorm-style living) in central Copenhagen. In writing this post, my goal is to offer an honest explanation of why a Homestay was not for me – and why … More Why I Left My Homestay
Hi, again! As promised, a bonus post on my weekend trip to Prague! I planned this trip a few weeks ago. The weather in Copenhagen was gray, rainy, and cold, and I was feeling down about a lot of things. I hadn’t seen the sun in a few days, and the weather was just a … More Prague! And some thoughts on friendship abroad