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…

Lluvia Lluvia Lluvia!

¡Hola! Since the last time I wrote, I have been relaxing in Córdoba, getting to know the city a bit more, or at least as much as I can since it has been raining almost nonstop. The past three days have been the first sunny days we have had in a while. We are transitioning…

Riley: Good Karma in Argentina

One of the first things I learned during my study abroad meetings before I left the U.S. was that if you have a “type A” personality or more or less are a control freak, you will soon lose sight of this by studying abroad.  This could not have been more true based on the whirlwind…

SYD ➳ HKG

Since I last posted, I’ve left Australia and I’m now in Hong Kong for my “autumn” break! As I flew into Hong Kong it was just before the sunset, so I had an amazing view of the city as I landed. I almost felt as if we were going to land in the Harbor and…

Port 11 – Day 5 – Ghana

Hello from my comfy bed upon the MV World Odyssey! Today started our as another great day at City of Refuge, but we were all sad when it came time to leave this afternoon. Our morning was similar to the past few days in the sense that we got up on the early side, at…

Celebrating Holy Week in Granada

Holy Week for many people is different and is celebrated in a diverse from depending on where one lives. A usually celebrated by going to church, watching the same movies that air every year, and especially celebrating with family. In the USA is always a bummer because Spring Break is before the Holy Week so I…

Riley: Chile

HOLA AMIGOS So I have been living in Viña Del Mar, Chile for about 2 weeks now.  I started classes on Wednesday in Valparaíso at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.  So here’s some background information to let you know a little bit more about my situation: I am a graduate student, earning my Masters degree…

One month already?

Happy Leap Day! Unfortunately I didn’t find anyone to propose to today, but I’m keeping my eyes open. 😉 Even though my love life isn’t like Amy Adams’ in “Leap Year,” I do often feel like my life is a movie. I just marked one month in Ireland, and every day seems to have its own surprise….

China

China China China. Oh China. It’s been a long week here in China. Yes long but also really exciting. I know I said this about Japan, but I’ll say it again for China: it was not at all what I was expecting it to be. Maybe I need to just stop expecting or anticipating certain…