Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Who wouldn’t want to study abroad for free? It’s easier than you think!

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Finland might not have been the highest country on your list of preferred places to study abroad. However, there are some definite perks to receiving education there as an international student. The main… Continue reading

Those “Yes, I did this without your help!” travel moments

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Often in life, we (or at least occasionally I) want the easy way to do something (although we might not always realize it’s the easy path). However, we often forget about the journeys… Continue reading

The Challenge of Describing “American Food”

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As fair season becomes to arrive (or has already passed, pending on your location), discussions with international students and friends from other countries and regions may include the topic of “American food.” This… Continue reading

Worldly tastes include worldly foods too!

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Yesterday, after dropping off our lovely Career Services Coordinator Debbie Stevens at the airport for two weeks in Rwanda, I decided to have a nice lunch before returning to work at my Oskaloosa… Continue reading

When is it “too young” to study abroad? Maybe never age wise…

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Most people think of undergraduate or graduate semesters and summers when “study abroad” is mentioned. However, students can also study abroad when in high school – or even middle and elementary school! As… Continue reading

The Visa Basics

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If you have ever traveled abroad, thought about traveling abroad, worked with international students or are just interested in how things work – visas have probably come up somewhere in the discussions and… Continue reading

Don’t forget the characters: Mascots from recent olympic games

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I’ll be honest – I don’t usually get thrown into the craziness of the Olympic games. A good reason why I feel disconnected¬†with the games¬†– I was unable to watch any portion of… Continue reading

Combine what you love doing with something new when you travel!

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National Geographic’s website recently did a series on the World’s Best Surf Towns. Perhaps you are one of those people who love to surf or love to swim – but you also want… Continue reading

“How to Be Global From Home”

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Originally posted on Global From Home:
With my 75th post yesterday, I went back and read through my blog. As I did, some things stuck out. I recognized some patterns and themes in…

By hiking or swimming – this place is something magical!

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Have you ever wondered what your favorite park would like completely underwater? I will admit – I had not thought of that but after reading an article on Austria’s famous Green Lake, I… Continue reading