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How was Romania?!

Since returning home to Atlanta, GA from Romania, I’ve found it very difficult to adequately describe my experience abroad. If asked a specific question about something that I did or saw, I can go on and on, but when someone asks, “How was Romania?!” I am almost at a loss…
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Cultural Learnings from Romania

Part of the work we did in Romania was working with Dannon dairy farms. The visits were very similar to each other, as well as my thoughts. I was sharing these with a fellow student at the first farm. She was telling me that she realizes why America is seen…
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A Foodie with a lot to Learn

I like to think of myself as a bit of a foodie, but after this first week in Romania, I know that I have a lot to learn about appreciating food. At home we don’t really eat our meals in courses, except on very special occasions. We just eat to…
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The Untranslatable Words

From the short week I have spent in Romania, I have discovered that there are a few words native to Romanian culture that are untranslatable to the English language. I first noticed this when Maria, one of the Romanian students with us, was attempting to describe the certain parts of…
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When in (Rome)ania?

I depart for Romania in less than 48 hours and I’m so excited to see what awaits in my first study abroad! Having only been on a touristy cruise, I am ready to experience culture outside of the United States. I imagine Romania has beautiful rolling hills and a lot…
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Wake Up Call

So on the first Thursday of the trip, I experienced the beautiful world of Romania with no cell phone. I had unfortunately dropped it in the toilet in the Open Fields office. It totally submerged, and I had it off all day. I was devastated, knowing I may not could…
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In the Air Again!

….I just can’t wait to be in the air again! Today is the day and I’m super excited. This past week has been a whirlwind of events and emotions. I graduated from the greatest university in the southland a few short days ago, and I am already off to the…
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Romania, here I come!

When I declared Agricultural Communication as my major, I pretty much gave up the idea of studying abroad. I didn’t see how I could fit into my plan of study or make it relevant to what I wanted to do. However, I could not have been more wrong! The opportunity…
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Romania Bound

From the very beginning of my time at UGA, I have always dreamed of studying abroad, and in a couple of days that dream will become a reality! I never imagined that I would ever be able to go abroad for a full two weeks, but the College of Agriculture…
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