Hands Off the Tummy: A Lesson in Pride and Study Abroad

By: Brandon Brooks, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Chubu University 14-15 academic year The spirit of traveling abroad is much more easily accessible to those who do not let their sense of pride prevent them from experiencing new, different, and often valuable perspectives of the outside world. Although I spent months planning… Read More Hands Off the Tummy: A Lesson in Pride and Study Abroad

A Night Walking in the English Rain by Colette Whitney

Colette Whitney is a student at Ohio University. She is currently studying in London, England at the University of Westminster. Tonight, I was sitting in my room, after having eaten a particularly delicious homemade stir-fry thing, and I was like, it is 8 o’clock on a Friday night and you just had dinner for one… Read More A Night Walking in the English Rain by Colette Whitney

Dosa, gulab jamun, momos, and biryani! by Claire Bens

Claire Bens is a junior at Ohio University, majoring in political and global studies, focusing on peace and war. Claire is currently studying in Hyderabad, India at the Universidad Hyderabad. Food in India is an integral part of society. Caste, religion, region, and season are all factors in determining an Indian’s diet. Certain castes, like the Brahmins,… Read More Dosa, gulab jamun, momos, and biryani! by Claire Bens

London Food Staple: Fish and Chips! by Colette Whitney

Colette Whitney is a student at Ohio University. She is currently studying in London, England at the University of Westminster. Everybody knows that a trip to London isn’t complete without some greasy, deep-fried fish and chips. Since I’ve been here, I’ve ordered it probably ten times. It just doesn’t get old. Try it for lunch… Read More London Food Staple: Fish and Chips! by Colette Whitney