Curacao Chronicles: Love Lockdown (or: how we managed to still have a life-changing experience in the middle of a global pandemic)

A once-in-a lifetime study experience happening at the same time as a once-in-a-lifetime viral outbreak is sure to make uncertainty the only guarantee. My earlier blog mentioned some of the Covid precautions we took before the trip, but to quickly recap: The government required a negative PCR Covid test no older than 3 days at [...]

I’m Studying Caribbean Marine Conservation in Curaçao!

Curaçao?! What's that? Hello everyone! My name is Alexandria Noumena (Bishop) and I am going into my senior year at the University of South Florida with a bang! My major is in Marine Biology so of course I jumped at the opportunity to attend a Caribbean Marine Conservation course in Curaçao. Curaçao, also known as [...]