Moving across the world can be terrifying. Especially when it’s to a place that speaks a different language, customs and very different weather! Being a film major I consider myself a student of life. Every aspect of life can contribute to your next film or story. That’s why I can’t be happier that I chose Prague in the Czech Republic as my study abroad city. A Culture of History Prague has been at the crossroads of history for hundreds of years. Being the center of European rule, to…

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Already I’ve been living here in Paris for two and a half months, and thus the midpoint of my semester abroad has passed by me. As spring brings more pleasant weather and consequently more exploration across both this marvelous city and Europe as a whole, the empty days on my calendar have all but disappeared. I have no doubt that the evolution of self already begun will continue until my last day here, but in retrospective review of my semester thus far I can already perceive the growth…

If you are the type to explore the outdoors, seek adventure and looking to change your scenery, the French Riviera will give you the fix that you are looking for! Here are some tips and facts about some outdoor activities in a place where I called home, Antibes, France. Snorkeling Under the crystal blue waters of Cote d’Azur, you will find similar fish, coral and other sea creatures from the Caribbean. Except: there are no sharks to be careful of while snorkeling off the shores of Antibes! The…

During your time studying abroad, one of the best parts of living in a new city is exploring and finding your favorite spots. In this video, you’ll see three of my favorite spots in Granada. The Cathedral The façade of the Cathedral of Granada always looks stunning, and in the Royal Chapel next door you can see where Queen Isabel I of Castile, King Ferdinand, II of Aragon, their daughter Juana “la Loca”, and Philip I are buried. Olympia Café and Pastry Shop The locals flock here for…

Aarthi Rajaraman is my sports marketing professor at CEA. This video blog is an interview I conducted with her about how she ended up as a study abroad professor, her life in Barcelona, and what it’s like to work at her other job, 60 Minutes. She has a very interesting life, so I hope you enjoy this interview! Julia D. is the Spring 2018 MOJO Blogger in Barcelona, Spain. She is currently a Junior studying Marketing & Finance at Iowa State University.

Prague is a winding city with fairy tale-like cobblestone roads and beautiful, colorful buildings, easy to get lost in. Here’s how to navigate. Walking  On a map, Prague looks like an average sized city. However, looks really can be deceiving. As I learned in my first few days here, most of the city is easily walkable. Prague 1 especially, which is great since this is where a majority of the amazing historical sites can be found. While at times the cobblestones can be a bit precarious, since they…

Seville is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, it can be difficult trying to figure out where to go and what to do. Here are the top three places to go in Seville, Spain. Parque Maria Luisa Any decent tour guide will tell you that the wonders of Parque Maria Luisa are not to go unseen. This park has everything: horse and carriage rides, an incredible fountain dedicated to the beauty of Spain, orange tree-lined paths, and more than enough benches and green spaces to sit…

Thinking about going abroad? Ever wondered what it’s like to be a student in another country? Prior to coming to Paris France I wondered the same thing. Follow me on my typical Tuesday to find out what it’s like to be a study abroad student! Emily D. is the Spring 2018 MOJO Blogger in Paris, France. She is currently a Freshman studying Communications at High Point University.

Some CEA Study Abroad programs give students the chance to enroll in an Early Start option. These programs typically occur two weeks before the initial program start date of your semester abroad and CEA says this option “allows you to arrive early and hone your language skills before the program begins.” As someone who had taken Spanish courses in high school and middle school, but not college, I thought the Early Start program would be the perfect way to refresh my foreign language skills. I had an incredibly positive experience with my…

The best part about London is that it has something for everyone.  With a wide array of clubs, pubs, restaurants, theatre, cinema, art, museums, shops, and parks, what’s not to love?  The video above takes you on an adventure through some of my personal favorite spots in the city. Tom K. is a Spring 2018 CEA MOJO Blogger in London, England.  He is currently studying Communication concentrating in Journalism and Media Theory & Production at Western New England University.