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St. Gallen, Fondue, Farewell

March 6th For our trip this weekend, my friends and I arranged a day excursion to St. Gallen, a town in eastern Switzerland that is famous for its medieval monastic abbey library, Baroque-style churches, and textile museum. We spent our morning exploring the St. Gallen Abbey cathedral, which boasted breathtaking…
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Konstanz, Luzern, Classes Begin

February 15th This weekend I took my first weekend trip with my friends to the nearby city of Konstanz that is right on the German border with Switzerland. The first thing I would recommend to any student studying in Switzerland who is planning any kind of travel by train is…
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Arrival in Switzerland!

January 31st My name is Vivian Yang and I am currently a senior studying food science at UGA! After a fall semester of hard work that went into preparing to study abroad, I am so excited to finally begin my time in Zurich and I look forward to sharing some…
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Weekend Trip to Berlin

Well, when people told me it was easy to travel around Europe once you’re there, I had no idea how easy it actually would be! Just a couple of weeks into my exchange, a few of my friends said that they were thinking of taking a weekend trip to Berlin,…
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Exchange Year Extended

While preparing to study abroad for a full academic year, I was pretty confident that about 10 months would be the perfect amount of time to spend in Spain. I imagined that once the school year was over I would be ready to come back home to work a summer…
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Reflections on a Year Abroad

About a month into the school year here at UGA, I still find myself adjusting back to my life in the states. It has been an exciting return that has kept me very busy, until recently when I took some time to myself to reflect on my experiences. I realized…
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Road Trip!

One of my favorite memories from my exchange was the time when my friends and I rented a car and took a road trip to central Switzerland at the end of November. There were five of us total: three girls from the Netherlands, a fellow American, and myself. The drive…
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See you soon, Switzerland!

I am a few days away from embarking on my five-month long adventure in Europe! I will be an exchange student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (otherwise known as ETH Zürich) in Zürich, Switzerland for the fall 2018 semester. This will be my last semester of classes for…
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España Here I Come!

With exactly one week until I’m off to Spain, I am becoming nostalgic of my everyday life here in Georgia. I am trying to spend as much time with family and friends as possible while enjoying the little things that I often overlook. I realize that everything will be different…
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