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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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Dietary Restrictions? No Problem Here

For the last few years, I have struggled to go out to eat or even shop in grocery stores, for while I have always been vegetarian, I made the leap to vegan a couple of years ago.  Luckily, the United States is known for variety, and many more vegan options…
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Meeting new people

Before leaving for Scotland, I knew five people out of 15 students going on our trip from the UGA. I knew none of the University of Glasgow students. I was about to spent a lot of time with the rest of the University of Georgia students and I was going…
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Barony Campus

If I had pick my major two passions in life, it would have to be agriculture and the education of others- which is why I chose to be an agricultural education major. Education and agriculture are the two words that drew me to this particular study abroad program. So you…
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Growing as more than a teacher…

After 3 days of teaching and being in a primary (elementary) school in Scotland, I can definitely say that I grew my skills in way more than just teaching. This experience helped me to gain so many skills that I never expected to gain. Tolerance- If this trip taught me…
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Welcome to London!

As I stepped off the plane into a completely foreign airport, I couldn’t help but look around at all the signs that said “Welcome to London!” It seemed as if I had just stepped into a dream. It seemed like just moments ago I had stepped onto a plane in…
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