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21 Aug | Via D'Agostino | No Comments

How to Not Die: Peruvian Buses and Back Alleys

89 Days a Wanderer: Day One August 13, 2018 I woke up around noon and couldn’t justify hiding in the hostel all day, so armed with my water bottle and precious little else, I set off into Miraflores. The water in Peru isn’t always as clean as what we’re used to in the US, so …

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21 Aug | Via D'Agostino | No Comments

The Plane(s) to Perú

89 Days a Wanderer: The Adventure Begins August 12, 2018 Hey, all, my name is Via D’Agostino and I am going into my senior year at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. I am majoring in Creative Writing with a double in Spanish and minors in Psychology and Literature. I am in Perú this semester …

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14 Aug | Pilar Filgueira | One Comment

Launch of Athena’s First “Around the Globe” Summer Camp

Athena was thrilled to realize a goal of ours this summer, with the June launch of our first summer camp for kids. As part of our Athena Community Enrichment (ACE) Workshops, and with the idea of introducing local children to other countries and make them aware of the different cultures around the world, Athena’s ” Around the Globe Summer Camp” started.

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10 Aug | Sean New | No Comments

Paying for Study Abroad: How to Spend Your Time – and Money – Wisely

One of the questions students ask the most is “Can I afford to study abroad?” While every situation is different, the answer is that studying abroad can be much more affordable than you think! Here are a few things to consider when planning out your finances.   1. Track Your Personal Expenses It’s important to …

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10 Aug | Sean New | No Comments

Rome vs. Florence LdM; Two Great Cities and How to Choose Between Them

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken   Rome is The Eternal City. Florence is The Birthplace of the Renaissance. They both have centuries of culture, tradition, language, and art. Both are easily accessible …

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10 Aug | Sean New | No Comments

If You or a Loved One is Experiencing F.O.M.O., There is Help Out There

F.O.M.O. (or Fear Of Missing Out) is a common problem these days, made worse thanks to rampant social media posts depicting glamorous, air-brushed snapshots of impossibly perfect lives. Everyone knows they’ve been affected by it far more often than they’d like to admit. F.O.M.O. Keeps Us from Doing Things We Would Otherwise Enjoy This is …

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