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Piggy Pile

Yes, that is indeed a pile of piglets in that picture! This blog post will be dedicated to describing my work and everything that comes with it.  Firstly, and obviously, I do work with pigs! Unfortunately, I don’t get to work with them when they are that young like in…
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Arriving in Switzerland!

I am writing this blog post as I am about halfway through my adventure being a research intern in Switzerland, and I think it has given me ample ability to reflect on my experience so far! In looking at the picture above, you may be thinking “wow, that is a…
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A Fairytale Village

While studying abroad in France, I have gotten the opportunity to visit some of the most amazing places. Among these places, Colmar (the Alsace region), has to be one of my favorites. This region, famously known for its vineyards and beautiful houses, has an incredibly rich history, with many different…
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A Greek Adventure

Studying abroad in France has given me the opportunity to visit all different sorts of places, including those outside of the country. While on break from my university, a couple other students and I flew to Thessaloniki and visited Nea Kallikrateia, where we tried local cuisine, got a view of…
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Making Friends in Meknes

I spent this weekend traveling independently in Meknes. I read up on the city and most of the information I found discussed how it was tourist friendly and a great place for solo travelers! I found this information to be true! I woke up early Saturday morning to catch the…
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Cold Feet

My experience in Spain changed who I am as a person for the better in so many ways. When I landed in Spain, I remember being terrified and wanting to turn around and fly back to the states. I was really nervous to be on a different continent without anyone…
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Typical Spanish Family Gathering

One weekend while in Zaragoza, I had the opportunity to experience a true, authentic, Spanish family gathering with my host family. Around 1:00 pm on a Sunday, we arrived at my family’s cousins house right outside of Zaragoza to swim and “eat lunch”. I knew from previous experiences that eating…
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Women and Wine

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to work for Aragón Exterior in Zaragoza, Spain under the great leadership of Sofía González. Aragón Exterior is a marketing corporation that specifically markets the goods created in Aragón, Spain. I was working with Sofía and her marketing team to market the Grenache…
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