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Apr 29, 2014

International Travel Tips

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…

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Apr 26, 2014

Cultural Difference: U.S. vs Spain

Cultural Difference: U.S. vs Spain

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…

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Apr 25, 2014

Portugal

 Once upon a time I flew to Portugal from Spain for the weekend.

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…

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Apr 13, 2014

Interview with Social Media Expert

Interview with Social Media Expert

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…

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Mar 27, 2014

Social Media is like a “history page” for your life.

Social Media is like a “history page” for your life.

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San Fruttuoso, Italy (by freeworld2009)
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San Fruttuoso, Italy (by freeworld2009)

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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Hi spring.
Mar 20, 2014

Hi spring.

..life is about falling in love with the right person, shopping, eating your favorite decadent desserts & traveling a lot.
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Spiez, Switzerland (by billydorichards)

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Bar in Madrid. 
Mar 20, 2014

Bar in Madrid.