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Month: August 2018

Hasta luego Mexico!

The final days of this study abroad program are quickly approaching. I can’t believe I have already spent 8 weeks in Mexico! I was so nervous about so many things before coming to this country, but thankfully, I was welcomed with open arms. This last week has been filled with final exams and presentations. These

Goodbye Mexico

Saying goodbye to Mexico City (CDMX) has been a very emotional experience for me. Some of the friends I have made on this study abroad program have been people whom I will never forget—either because we bonded over feeling overwhelmed by all Mexico had to offer or because of the the amazing experiences we made

Trip to Oaxaca

The class field trip to Oaxaca was the best field trip we have had so far. The city felt like stepping into the past while still keeping hold of some modern comforts. It is a city with European-style architecture placed against a backdrop of plenty of clear skies, fresh air and wild plants. Shops, mostly

All Good Things Must Come to an End

As I type this final blog post, it is the Friday, August 17, 2018. My final class was yesterday morning. It feels surreal to be done with the program, but it is over and it is time to come back to Chicago. I will recap various moments from week 5 to week 8. Every Friday,