How to experience Munich on a budget

Munich is a unique destination with strong cultural and historical traditions. The city is large and has much to offer. However, it is absolutely possible to see a lot of what Munich has to offer in just two days time. Luckily the city is also rather affordable to visit when planned the right way. I’ll…

Tokyo, Japan: Temporary Art Exhibits

One of my goals for the year is to go to as many of Tokyo’s museums and art exhibits as I can.  Because of limited space and a plethora of artists and designers in the area, most art exhibits are temporary here, including some that only last for a week or even just the weekend….

Switzerland: La vie en Suisse

Exhausted, elated, and simultaneously overwhelmed, I made it to Switzerland. A thrilling adventure in a place so far from the comforts of my family and friends, this semester has been a whirlwind already! It’s so hard to fathom the thought that I’ve been here in Fribourg for over a month now… Needless to say, my…

Three Months Down, Two to Go

Well its officially Fall here in Sydney. It was such a difference when I landed back in Sydney from Hong Kong compared to last time. My previous experience felt like I hit a wall of humidity and this time I was greeted with what I’m used to as the beginning of September weather! Now I’m…

France: Adventure Time!

Hi Everyone! My classes are done and finals taken! Some people decide to leave immediately for home, others, like me, take a while before heading back. I have one month to explore before returning home! Study abroad is an adventure so don’t forget to treat it as such! Explore your host country! Find cool, unknown…

France: Finals!

So. This is it. The end of the semester. Finals. A part of studying abroad is adjusting to things that are different to your culture. I don’t know about you but when I think about different things I think food, greeting customs, etc. Big things like that. What I do not think about is testing…

Lagos to MEM, MEM to NJ, NJ to Berlin

  My name is Peter Ogunniran. I come from Nigeria. I had my B.A in European Studies (German) and I am currently studying for Masters in Modern Languages at Ole Miss. Right now, I am an exchange student at the University of Potsdam, Germany. I am in the 2nd semester of my graduate studies. This…