Category: LATIN AMERICA + CARIBBEAN

Intro to Me!!

Hello Going Places Bloggers, my name is Lauren Prisco and I am a Freshman in the pre-nursing program here at USF. I studied abroad this past summer through the ACE program to Ecuador while taking the Biological Principles for Non-majors course. For those of you not familiar to the ACE program (which stands for Academic ...

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Wellness and Mental Health Abroad

  After the initial high of being bombarded with new stimuli in my study abroad home country, I started to feel isolated. My work plan was going well but going home each day without contact with my regular community was saddening. Being self-aware and understanding these feelings made me more deliberate in my actions to ...

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Pudding and Souse and Macaroni Pie

  Pudding and Souse is a Barbadian (Bajan) food that is scrumptious. I would have never though to combine these items but my oh my it tastes so good. Most Bajans eat Pudding and Souse every Saturday for lunch. Today I joined in this tradition at the Castaways Restaurant in St. Lawrence Gap and was ...

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BullMeetsWorld, San Jose

Meet Adriano, a 24-year-old Costa Rican student from La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. He currently studies literature and spends his time working at the local libreria in San Jose based just three blocks from ILISA, the language program that USF attended. Adriano takes pride in writing and his ability to sway people with his ...

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Household Water Storage and the Hurricane Season

My work in Barbados is off to a great start. My hosts at the Barbados Water Authority have been very accommodating helping me get settled and directing me to all the resources I could need. Highlight of my week was visiting a wastewater treatment plant with a 150kW solar panel system. This is really innovative ...