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Chimney Cakes in Budapest!

I am convinced that Europe is composed of bread. I am not complaining–just an observation! To celebrate this wonderful food group, on Friday, I went with my roommate to the 2nd Sekler Cake Festival. The festival celebrated the famous Hungarian chimney cakes, or kurtoskalacs.

At the festival, there were at least ten different chimney cake [...]

Buses, Hostels, and Student Discounts: Things I’ve Learned About Planning Trips

Just to restate the obvious–I love traveling. Studying abroad in Budapest has given me fantastic opportunities to explore more of Europe, and I still have three remaining weekend trips in October and November. Since I am studying abroad, here are some things I have learned about while planning trips.

1. Budget Bus Lines

I think [...]

Life Without a Dryer: McDaniel Budapest Realizations

I just realized that I have never adequately described the McDaniel Budapest campus. How could I have missed that? Although McDaniel Europe does have similarities to the main campus in Westminster, it is an extremely different college and here are some of the main differences I have experienced during my time at the Budapest campus [...]

Study Abroad (aka My Summer in Scotland)

Last week I mentioned that I was lucky enough to study abroad in Scotland for two months this summer (although given the recent Indepence Referendum there, I probably should have gone this fall). It was an amazing time that I can’t sum up into a few words, but I’ll try: fun, history, traveling, friends, dances [...]

Reflections and Adventures

Here is another post that focuses more on my reflections after the Balaton trip:

 

In addition, if you are interested in reading more about McDaniel students’ adventures in Balaton and other study tours, here is a link to the other blog:¬†https://studytoursmcdaniel.wordpress.com/

While I was studying abroad in France, one of my friends from Ukraine [...]