Diversity Abroad – Blog

Seasickness and Homesickness while on SAS

I’ve been on the ship for over 3 months and I have only recently experienced seasickness and homesickness. While they are different I have found the similarities Since embarkation and through out the voyage I have heard of people experiencing both but I couldn’t relate until now. In the middle[…]

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Peru: Incas, Machu Picchu & More!

November 26, 2016 Before I began the voyage, everyone would ask me which country I was looking forward to the most. One of the countries that I would mention was Peru because I’ve always wanted to see Machu Picchu ever since I learned about it in my Spanish class during[…]

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Ship Life

Diversity Abroad Blog 5 ShipLife At my home university I am in three organizations on top of being a full time student and working almost 30 hours a week. My schedule was always packed but I liked that my time was always filled and I wasn’t wasting my life away[…]

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My New Ship Family on SAS

November 12, 2016 One of the hardest things for many people on Semester at Sea is being away from your family and close friends. While many students go to college away from home and are used to not living with their parents or only going home for the holidays, it[…]

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Going to the Amazon

November 6, 2016 All of my life, the Amazon has been referenced—a big jungle, large trees, exotic fruits, natural medicine plants, a land lush of green plants, thousands of species, exotic animals, etc. Never did I think that one day I would be able to go and visit it. In[…]

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Arriving to South America!

November 14, 2016 Three summers ago, I was researching study abroad programs in Brazil. My curiosity for Brazil sparked from the media representation of the country, such as music videos with Brazilian settings, the movie UP which focused more on South America, and the fact that the FIFA World Cup[…]

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Cruising the Mediterranean!

  October 10th, 2016 I have just finished voyaging some of Europe! I’ve visited Paris, Berlin, Greece, Italy, and Spain!   Italy and Spain were amazing!   While in Italy, I went to Rome on the first day we ported. I visited the Trevi fountain, threw a coin over my[…]

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