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Port #3: Spain

October 7, 2016   Day 1: On the first day in Barcelona I signed up for two field programs.   In the morning, I went on a city orientation tour where we went to the Spanish Village, Passeig de Gracia, La Sagrada Familia, and the Cathedral of Barcelona. The Spanish[…]

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Port # 2: Italy

September 30, 2016   Day 1: On the first day in port of Italy, I went to a field class my Comparative Economic Systems class. We headed to downtown Rome where the Ministry of Finance was located. We met with the Chief of Staff who talked to us about the[…]

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Adjusting to Semester at Sea

As I am sitting in Berlin Restaurant on this ship at 10pm polishing off some homework I am reflecting on my time on the ship. It’s been about a month since I’ve embarked on this journey and I think I can accurately discuss how I’ve adjusted to ship life and[…]

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Semester at Sea goes to Greece!

September 23, 2016 Greece is a beautiful place with beautiful people. Day 1: We arrived to the port of Piraeus; close to the city of Athens. On the first day I went to Acropolis. On our way to the Acropolis, our guide told us the story/background of the Acropolis. A long time[…]

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Semester at Sea- Reflections on Greece

When I boarded the ship earlier this month, I knew I was about to embark on the journey of a lifetime; however, I what I didn’t realize was how quickly my experience would alter my thinking. The World Odyssey pulled into Greece a mere five days ago and within those[…]

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Semester At Sea: My First Week on the Ship!

Since embarking the MS World Odyssey, most of my time has been occupied with settling in, meetings and classes, yes, classes have begun on the ship since Monday, and it is intense! No weekends, lots of readings, tests, papers, field work, but nonetheless, I’m having a great time! It is[…]

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First Week at SAS

It has been officially one week since I have boarded the MV World Odyssey with Semester at Sea. As I write my first blog entry being on the ship, I am in my usual spot where I do my homework and readings. I lay on a loun ge chair with[…]

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Semester at Sea 2016: It’s today!!

  So it’s today. I’m so excited I feel like I can hardly breathe! But it’s only 8:20…and I cannot board until 11:00. So until then, I’m left to continue to wander the St. Pauli district of Hamburg. Getting here was hectic—I forgot my bank card only after arriving at[…]

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