Summer is getting closer as the days go on, although it doesn’t feel like it so much in Portland, and summer means. Many of you will be taking trips to various destinations, of which I would love to hear about.*
Before you jet off to wherever it is that you are going please consider some of these international travel tips.
1. Pack light – If you are only going somewhere for a few days or weeks…
When I went to Spain to study abroad last fall I kept a mental list in my head about some of the cultural differences between Spain and the United States. I am not saying that one is better than the other, I am simply just stating the differences that I saw and experienced. This is what I came up with:
1. The water is not free – When you go to a restaurant in the U.S. the waiter usually brings…
To be honest, the only reason that I went to Portugal was because I wanted to put a pin in the map but once I got there it was so much more than that.
I went to Lisbon with two other girls from my program, Shelby and Jessica, and we honestly had no idea what we wanted to see or do.
While we were waiting for the shuttle the idea of…
Joe is in charge of University of Portland’s social media. The following are his answers to a few questions I had for him.
What is your favorite social media platform?
Despite all its flaws and challenges, the versatility Facebook still offers – great for sharing links, photo galleries, videos, long text posts, etc. – means it also offers the best overall impact for an institution. Having said…
Social Media is like a “history page” for your life.
Bar in Madrid.