Blogging the World

Strange holiday traditions

  Cultures are strange things, and they bring with them strange traditions. These may be some of the strangest of them all, however. During Christmas in Japan, people line up … Continue reading

May 15, 2015

Chinese Student’s Opportunities Overseas

In many ways, the Chinese education system is far superior to any other schooling system in the world. Chinese students work for longer hours in school each day in a … Continue reading

May 12, 2015

Don’t Double Up On Dublin

Many of my fellow undergraduate classmates have studied abroad at least once in their time in college. This largely comes from the unprecedented ease at which we can travel, gain … Continue reading

May 12, 2015

The Cronut Sensation

America has always had a love for infusing foreign delights into its own creations. The latest craze is a perfect example of this, “the Cronut”. The Cronut is simple, yet … Continue reading

May 12, 2015

The College Experience: America Vs. Europe

For American students studying abroad, specifically in Europe, at some point during their undergraduate years has become a relatively popular thing to do. A less common trend however is going … Continue reading

May 11, 2015

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  As our society develops it is becoming more and more evident that in today’s world there is system of communication that is connecting a grander scale of people than … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Safe Rides for All

This past year one of the fastest growing companies that has been making a lot of waves in the transportation industry launched in Columbia. Uber, and the service known as … Continue reading

May 10, 2015

Animals Rights: The Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain has been a tradition for over 400 years. Every year from July 6th to July 14th, the Festival of San Fermin takes … Continue reading

May 9, 2015


Patriotische Europäer Gegen Islamisierung Des Abendlandes (PEGIDA) or Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamification of the West is a right-wing anti-Islamic political organization. From their founding in October of 2014 on … Continue reading

May 9, 2015

Zotter: Chocolate with a Conscience

Have you ever opened a Wonka Bar and hoped that just maybe the Golden Ticket inside would be real and you had actually won admittance to a chocolate factory? If … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Mr. Bond

James Bond is one of the most iconic film characters in existence. After 23 hugely successful films it is no surprise that there is a huge fan base spanning generations … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Take Me To Dubai

I have visited many extraordinary places in my 21 years, such as Peru, Europe and Belize.  However, there is one place in the world that I have been dreaming to … Continue reading

May 6, 2015

Are You “Beautiful?”

I’ve grown up in the United States, but my family is German. While German and American beauty standards for women are relatively similar, I’ve definitely noticed some differences by spending … Continue reading

May 5, 2015

The Global Appeal of Blockbusters

This past weekend, Avengers: Age of Ultron had its much-anticipated North American opening. Box office experts predicted that Age of Ultron, the sequel to the wildly popular Avengers release in … Continue reading

May 5, 2015