Tag: Culture shock

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 […]

Living in Scandinavia

Nahid Baghdadi is a student at Michigan State University and an ISA Featured Blogger. She is studying abroad with EuroScholars in Stockholm, Sweden. Phrases to Learn Before Traveling to any New Country: Learn how to say “Thank You” in their language! The Best Kind of Culture Shock I’ve […]