Thanksgiving in Austria

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

Generally, Thanksgiving is an American holiday uniquely celebrated by Americans. You might be thinking, “well, obviously,” but I cannot count the times I’ve been asked, “How do you celebrate Thanksgiving in Lebanon?” or “Do you have a Thanksgiving break in Austria?” They don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in Lebanon, and there is no Thanksgiving break in Austria […]

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 […]

My Stranger Birthday

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

  So my best friend and I have known each other seen we were youngins. And our birthdays are 5 days apart. I am absolutely BAFFLED we have never done a joint birthday party before, and so I am pretty happy we got to do it this year. We called it the Demogorgon Monster Mash Birthday […]

Just Another Similarly Unique Blog Post

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

I’ve been in Graz for about two months and a half now, and in another two months, I head back to New Mexico! In this post, I’m just going to reflect on my experiences thus far, and what I feel like I have learned. This week is midterms, and I have three different exams all […]

It’s Fall, Ya’ll

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

And I am loving it. This is, surprisingly, the first time I have truly enjoyed Autumn. I mean I am totally not enjoying the copious amounts of allergies I am getting (like really, is anyone feeling the sniffles?) but I am enjoying the colors this wonderful season brings. I am SO DISAPPOINTED IN MYSELF that […]

Chicago: A Photo Blog

This weekend I decided to take a spontaneous trip out to Chicago to see my best friend from study abroad! Turns out a few other friends I met while in Europe were also in town, and we all got to together to celebrate. You never know where life will take you or the friends you’ll […]

The Austrian Willy Wonka

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

I’ve never been to a chocolate factory, so when I heard that there was one near Graz, I definitely put it on my list of places to go. The train that goes there from Graz only runs on the weekdays, so I decided to go last Monday. We rode the train for about an hour […]