Monthly Archives: May 2014

Baltic Barefoot

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Study Abroad is not just about learning classroom stuff. Yea, everybody should know that! But, sometimes it is about experiencing things you can brag about later. This is one that is a brag about later. SO, here is the phalanges …

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America day in Bydgoszcz

On Tuesday we had a random fun day. It started off in class of course and we learned that morning that an exchange student from Texas was going to come take us to lunch that day. Of course we were …

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Plants ‘n stuff

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So week two is basically over. Or at least classes are finished for the week. We covered plants over the past four days and I think I know way more about cereal grains now than I would ever have expected …

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oki doki

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attention this is an old post that i just refound   When I first arrived in warsaw I was extremely nervous it was my first time being alone in a foreign country I knew that multitudes of people backpack across europe …

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So many professors

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Today I really realized just how lucky I am and what a great opportunity this is. I am not saying that before I was not appreciative but I’ve been going through so much personal issues that it took awhile to …

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The Time I Got Mistaken for a Prostitute

Yes, you read that correctly. I thought about not posting this story, but I think it’s hilarious. So why not, right? Last night, Shawn and I were playing pool in the bar that was in our hostel. We decide to …

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Putting out an ad for a European husband

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Seriously, I need a European to come and sweep me off my feet and keep me here forever. I am absolutely loving the country so far. It is a stunningly beautiful place. Not only that, but the people are surprisingly …

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GIRAFFES GIRAFFES EVERYWHERE!

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  TRAINS WITH NO A/C SHOULD BE ILLEGAL! We made it to Krakow! After sitting on a train for what felt like an eternity we made it. Our hostel is called hostel giraffe, and if anyone knows me giraffes are …

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Quiet streets

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Sometimes I can find a quiet street. Usually, however, there are plenty of pedestrians and it is obvious Americans don’t walk nearly enough. This is in Krakow but this is similar in Bydgoszcz or Warsaw; maybe less so in Warsaw …

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Old and New

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I am having breakfast in the dining room of the Hotel Francuski in Krakow Poland. I note that there is a juxtaposition between old, sometimes what looks under repair, and sparking new. This hotel has the old charm in abundance …

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Pine Forest

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We learned that Poland has a robust administration of forest lands. These are mostly pines. The area of pine forest has increased since Poland moved from a Communist political structure to parliamentarian. The Pine forest was something like 12% and …

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Week One!

Poland has been nothing but amazing so far! We started class on Monday and I have learned so much already after 3 days of class. First of when we got here i was kinda scared and didn’t know what it …

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Cosmopolitan and Connected

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Only a few steps from my lodgings entrance is a natural area (park). Taking a stroll around this park on a Sunday evening I noted that the park was a wifi hotspot. It takes an email address and name to …

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Instructors quarters

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When Dr Lambert and I were working with Dr Robitaille at Tarleton State Universities International Programs Office, Dr Robitaille made a clear argument for having instructors quarters at a different location from the Study Abroad student participants. While this post is …

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She’s got a ticket to fly… but they don’t care!

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For my first weekend in Poland… I am sitting at home. Still on stinkin’ Texas dirt. You could say I’m a tad past disgruntled about it. This whole ordeal is getting ridiculous, especially after spending most of today in a …

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first day experince

Boy howdy am I ever tired, I have been going nonstop since six am Monday morning from the time I left Texas. Even before my departure I felt very apprehensive and jittery. Every noises and every bump an quake along …

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the night before the flight———>HEY THAT RYHMED!

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Welp here I am on the eve of my flight to Warsaw and boy howdy am I ever nervous! I don’t know if the other students knew this but I will be leaving early well surprise surprise. I plan on …

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Posting Pictures

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I created a little video on how to post on a separate page. The WordPress dashboard is truly not overly complicated and you really just need to try it and have a little knowledge. Posting pictures is easy. We just …

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