Adventures Abroad

It has been said that life is about the journey, not the destination. I would like to add an asterisk to this statement, as it does not apply if the journey involves a long-distance Vietnamese …

Adventures Abroad

Being adventurous sometimes means compromising being a cheapskate. At this point in the semester, I have excused myself from spending $5 per day countless times. Sometimes it’s justified, but sometimes I mess up in expensive …

Adventures Abroad

To compensate for my costly holiday trip to Thailand, I have been on quite the financial diet. A five-day, school-funded excursion to Cambodia initially helped get my budget back on track. Loyola generously paid for …

Adventures Abroad

Vietnam slows down for a few weeks in February for Tet holiday, a celebration of the Lunar New Year. Since we had some time off school, some fellow adventurers and I took off to Thailand …

Adventures Abroad

After spending nearly three weeks in Vietnam, I’m in love. The Loyola Center is in Saigon, a lively metropolis that lacks the dreadful hostility, gloom and pretentiousness of many American cities. Rush hour seems to …

Adventures Abroad

    “But what are you going to do there?” I got this question a lot after telling friends and family about my plans to study abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a …

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Check out what’s going on at Loyola this week:   Moneythink Info Session Monday, Sept. 16, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. This event is an informational session about the on-campus organization Moneythink. Moneythink selects and trains students …