Tag: Culture shock

Arriving in London

Katherine Whitehead is a student at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in London, England. It’s been 48 hours since I stepped off my plane at 7:30 a.m. (2:30 a.m. my time) and started my new life in […]

How To Survive Oktoberfest

Nicole Jones is a student at the University of South Florida and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Berlin, Germany. While I was studying abroad in Berlin, I asked a local for tips on Oktoberfest and they said they “wouldn’t touch that place with […]

Behind the Headlines: Catalonia

  Addy Pratt is a student at Seattle Pacific University and an ISA Featured Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Granada, Spain.  Without background information, diving into the current and fast-paced news updates on the situation in Catalonia, Spain seems daunting.   So why bother, when there’s enough […]

Language in Context

  Addy Pratt is a student at Seattle Pacific University and an ISA Featured Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Granada, Spain.  My heart pounded against my chest, and my voice faltered as I handed a tray of lattes across the counter, hoping they wouldn’t notice how much […]