Not so great experiences or challenges!

Being abroad can always come with various challenges that affect us in numerous ways. Our writers express how they felt and the ways they may have dealt with a challenge.

Getting Scammed In Bangkok:”Lucky Buddha Day”

"Its funny because I always had this idea that being from NYC, NO ONE could Continue Reading

Dark In Russia

"Throughout my time in Russia, I am seen as a marvel and an oddity. I Continue Reading

Dealing With Racial Slurs & Catcalling In Morocco

During the summer of 2016, I had the wonderful opportunity to study Arabic in Tangier, Continue Reading

Alissa in Argentina : Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

"Code-switching became a reflex, and I had accepted my host mom’s prejudice against me. But Continue Reading

CUBA: Lets Talk About Prejudice

"I am grateful for the hospitality....however, I believe that they probably wouldn’t associate with me Continue Reading