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Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been

[Pun definitely intended]

Ísland, in Icelandic, means “land of ice”. Which is why it makes sense that Ísland is called Iceland in English. However, it does not have the same name in Spanish, my mother tongue. We call it Islandia, which is just a “spanishification” (yes, I just made that word up) of the name, and means nothing. That’s why I decided to call it Hielolandia (in spanish: hielo=ice) since it definitely makes more sense. By the way, if you want to read this article in Spanish, just follow this link. Continue Reading “Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been”

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4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Study Abroad Experience

Travelling, meeting people, learning a new language, partying and (even!) going to class are some of the things you will usually do on your year abroad. Whether you are a seasoned student traveler and have studied abroad several times or you’re a rookie facing the unexpected, your experience will likely include all the activities mentioned above. Continue Reading “4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Study Abroad Experience”