Linda holding certificate

El Camino de Santiago

The rather impressionistic looking photo above was taken on my first morning waking up on the Camino de Santiago. I had planned my arrival in Spain so that I would have…

natasha and jennifer posing for photo

The Best Place to Hang Out on Campus

As a young adult, I find myself most times, fighting inner battles of figuring out what do I want from life, what can I do, or can I overcome this…

Olivia posing with Japanese students

Living In Tokyo

So I have been in Tokyo for about one month now. Instead of trying to pack all of the great experiences I have had here thus far, I will be…

Spanish building

Adventures In English

My internship in Spain is providing me with the opportunity to improve my fluency in Spanish by teaching English. This makes much more sense than you might expect. Many common…

japanese students

Getting Used to Life in Japan

Hello internet. I have been living in Japan for quite some time now. I have been so submersed in all things Japanese, it has been hard for me to sit…

hiking area

Heading for Spain!

My journey to Spain for the Global Studies Internship came to me in a rather roundabout way.  My major at Jamestown Community College was Nursing when I took my first…

Corinne Edwards

Hips Don’t Lie

I had the opportunity to travel to Wexford, Ireland and work in a Sports Med and PhysioTherapy Clinic for six weeks. Paul Berry, over the course of a month gave, me…

monkey in tree

Tropical Biology: Zoology

Animals of Costa Rica With over 800 species of bird, 35,000 species of insect, and 200 species of mammal in an area comparable to the state of West Virginia, Costa…

man walks with umbrella in tropical cloud forest

Tropical Biology: Montane Cloud Forests

What is a tropical montane cloud forest? Montane cloud forests are a relatively rare type of rainforest, occurring on high mountains in the tropics, generally between 2,000 and 3,500 meters….

student stands in rain forest

Tropical Biology: Ethnobotany

What is Ethnobotany? Ethnobotany is the study of plants and how native cultures use plants or trees for nutritional/medicinal needs, shelter, and other useful methods of living. There are thousands of…