Pre-Departure (Packing, Housing, etc.)

Introduction Hey! Welcome to mi casa, my blog, or whatever you want to call it. I figured that I might as well do a little introduction of myself (that goes a little deeper than the Q&A on my profile) for those of you that need a recap of the famous Miguel Sabol (jk not that […]

Semester in Review…

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

So I’m back in Albuquerque, enjoying the altitude sickness and cold dry air once more. I’ve been thinking a lot about my time in Brazil; what it meant to me, how I got there, and the amazing experiences I had. It wasn’t easy, but it was the best decision of my life. When I landed […]

Riding North for the Winter

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

It wasn’t too long before I left that I had even begun to make plans for this adventure. On the morning of December 11th, I set off on my bike from my Lupton residence here in Leeds with the destination being The Lake District.  Without much time to spare, I packed a large backpack full […]

Countdown to Christmas

Now that I’ve finished my exams and we got a big snowfall over the weekend, it really is beginning to feel and look like Christmas here in Bergen! Last week was “dead week” for most people, so it was our chance to get out and explore how this rainy city gets into the holiday spirit! […]

The Land of Fire and Ice!

December is almost here, and I can hardly believe it. Exams are hot on my heels, but that doesn’t mean I can’t still have some fun, so before the crunch time of exams and projects got in full swing, two of my suitemates and I decided to spend a week in Iceland! You guys, it […]

The Student Fight In Brazil

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

Here at USP, education is and has always been a hot topic. How can it not be? The university is renowned for its engineering department and history of important research, and is on many lists internationally as the top university in Latin America. But for students and professors here, it is much more personal. As […]

Food Part 2!

In my first food post, I wrote about a couple of things that are stereotypically Norwegian, but Norway no longer lives only on fish and weird cheese! So what other foods is Norway obsessed with?   Grandiosa Pizza In the States, we have Top Ramen. In Norway, they have Grandiosa. Because higher education is free, […]