Matt in Santiago, Chile

Hey! This is me standing above Río Mapocho in el Parque de los Esculturas (which translates to Scuplture Park) in the Providencia region of the Santiago metro area. There isn’t much water flowing due to the current dry climate. Behind me, you can see the Grand Torre Santiago. The first five floors make up an enormous mall that I visited. (Photo Credit – Matt Randolph) Hey, everyone! My name’s Matt Randolph (Amherst ’16). I’m a History and Spanish double major …

Raizel in Madrid, Spain

Raizel in Madrid, Spain   Hi everyone! My name is Raizel. I’m an English major at Amherst, also completing a certificate in Culture, Health and Science. At school I’m a Peer Advocate of Sexual Respect and a member of Women’s Chorus and Mindfulness Club. Currently, I’m studying abroad in Madrid with Syracuse University. Click the links below to read about my trip! Raizel’s PostsOn Cafes and Just SittingMarch 9, 2015Back in the States I never drink coffee. Maybe it’s the …

Omar in Kyoto, Japan

Omar in Kyoto, Japan   ようこそ!Welcome to my blog from Japan! My name’s Omar Pineda, originally from New York, and studying Mathematics and Asian Languages & Civilizations at Amherst College. I’ve been spending my Junior year in Kyoto, Japan with the Associated Kyoto Program since last August. Click the links below for stories and pictures on what I’ve been doing. First time blogging so for any fumbles, 許してください! Omar’s PostsThe Other in JapanMarch 12, 2015I started learning Japanese for several …