The Mirror Abroad: Lexi’s London Life

London is a great city to spend your weekend in, to learn the ins-and-outs of and to explore all the hidden, tucked away places. But, in the spirit of all those Jane Austen-era stories about seeking refuge...

The Mirror Abroad: Days With Dan

God, I love paninis. Besides my growing affinity for prosciutto and vino, my first few weeks have been quite an adjustment in Florence. Let’s just say having an exchange place right around the corner where I...

The Mirror Abroad: Lexi’s London Life

When I traveled to London about six years ago in the summer of 2012, it was the first time 14-year-old me had ever been out of the country. Within the seven days I spent there with my family, I fell in love...

Stateside Sadness

If you’re struggling with acute onset MFAAAIN syndrome (My Friends Are Abroad And I’m Not), there is no definite cure but here are some possible coping techniques… Unfollow all the travel Instagram...

The Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

One of the pieces of advice I got for studying abroad was, “try the local food everywhere.” I took it to heart, because I love food. In Geneva, Switzerland, I was ready to use this approach because the...

Mirror Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

It was hard for me to narrow down what to talk about this week, because this past weekend I was in London, and like most big cities, London is full of things to do. There’s incredible, massive museums,...

The Mirror Abroad: Deanna’s Discoveries

One of the most popular reasons why college students go abroad is to find themselves. Because I’m realistic and I know my life isn’t a romantic comedy, I did not go abroad for this. Serendipitously, in the...

Study Abroad: Sabina’s Sightseeing

When our bus pulled up to the Cliffs of Moher, it was so windy that the top of the bus was buffeting. I looked out the window and saw people’s coats blowing wildly, and the grass whipping back and forth. The...

The Mirror Abroad: Ari’s London Experience

Literature, history and politics are at the forefront of British culture, yet cafés are also a significant cultural aspect that one has to take into account if he or she chooses to study abroad or live in...