Tag Archives: study abroad

Taylor in front of buildings in Bath, UK

19 Ways to be a True Londoner

I’ve come to realize that involving myself in extracurricular activities has become an addiction. I like to be involved, I enjoy engaging myself in new activities, and I find meeting…

Blake holds a crab; crab on plate

Sushi, Sashimi, and Shrimp at the Shangri La

Because Chinese New Year officially begins on 2.18.2015, many of our new friends are preparing to fly home for the holiday. As a treat and a thank-you from the YMCA,…

Chengdu from balcony; group of friends

Chengdu: The Real City That Never Sleeps

Sleep? What’s that? This past week has been a busy one with all the hustle and bustle surrounding the ongoing Spring Festival festivities and the highly anticipated Chinese New Year!…

Blake teaches an older lady English

Finding Community in Lianhua

  Every Tuesday and Thursday for the past two weeks, Hannah and I have been instructing English at the YMCA/YWCA Lianhua Community Center. Our projects have mostly been directed towards…

Let the Journey Begin!

Checking Out the View After our almost 19 hour flight packed with sprinting to terminals and dealing with baggage claims, Blake and I finally arrived in the bustling city of…

Blake with pandas

Visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

  The Chengdu Research Base of giant panda breeding is a hot spot for tourists in the Sichuan Province of China. Because of the cute and cuddly appearance of the…

Taylor Kickbush in London

Blossoming in London and Beyond

“Come on, Taylor, you’re going to miss the train! Hurry, hurry, hurry!” yells my roommate, Maggie, from the opposite side of the local train station. Caramel macchiato and boarding ticket in hand,…

Taylor Kickbush next to sign "Love Never Fails"

Cheers, from London!

I would have never imagined being in the city of London at this point in my life. Beautiful Victorian architecture, famous street art, bustling underground tubes (subways), 200 acre parks, double…

view of London, from Telegraph.co.uk

Cheerio, JCC; Hello, London!

There’s a light at the end of this dark and dismal tunnel of finals week here at Jamestown Community College, and that’s the break that follows it! Sure-most of us…

Diver about to jump in

Are You Taking the Plunge in College?

For those of you at Jamestown Community College who have read and followed Student Voices, welcome back! For those freshmen out there who have just been sucked into the swing…