Piacere! Nice to meet you! My name is LinhChi, and I am a fourth year student at UC Merced majoring in Business Management and Economics with a minor in Psychology. I decided to spend my last semester exploring, experiencing and immersing myself in a new culture before I have to face the “real world” after college. … More Piacere!
Well, the holidays are here and I have a little over two weeks left in this beautiful city that has been my home for the past 4 months. I would have never thought, in my 20 years of life, that I would not only live in a European country, but get to travel all over … More Closing of a chapter
Studying abroad in Australia was the greatest thing I could have to opportunity to do while in college. I’m so very thankful for the opportunity to study abroad and how helpful UC Merced was with making the process so easy to navigate. Looking back, I am very glad I did not let my fear of … More Final Thoughts
My favorite holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving, don’t really exist in Australia! Thanksgiving, just like Halloween, is just another day in Australia. So while my family back home was eating turkey, tamales, and posole, I spent my Thanksgiving traveling down the East Coast of Australia, on my way to my second destination of my trip: Cape Tribulation. … More Thanksgiving
Well as most of you should know, Thanksgiving is only celebrated in America and I sadly will not be able to celebrate it with my family! I’m trying to not think about it much, but the thought of not being in California with my nephew on his first Thanksgiving keeps replaying in my head. This is … More Thanksgiving!
This weekend was one for the books! It was one of the most tiring but eventful weekends that I’ve had since I started my abroad experience. I left to Edinburgh, Scotland on Thursday night. The temperature was freezing, but wow, was I amazed by the people and the city. I didn’t expect much from this city … More Eventful weekend!
Hello again, Todays’ post is something that I don’t really talk about often. I’ve realized that throughout college, I have always had amazing roommates and housing. So my first year at UC Merced, I missed the housing deposit deadline due to accepting my offer to attend UC Merced late. Therefore, I had to find off-campus … More My Luck in Housing and Roommates