Category Archives: HI:Europa 2012

Travels and technology

Accessing technology is a very simple function in our daily lives. However, when traveling to other countries, it can be a challenge. Sometimes it even seems that gaining access to the internet can be as challenging as the Laocoon trying … Continue reading

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London Calling

Our group made it safely to London, a diverse city in culture but solid in history and a landscape as diverse as it residents. A history deep in tradition, London’s cultural and architectural landscape has changed over the years to … Continue reading

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On the road again

In its fifth year, IDMU Abroad will be visiting the cities of London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Barcelona and Amsterdam for this year’s travel study.

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Amsterdam…..bikes, canals and red lights….oh my!

A bit exhausted from our learning adventure, the group arrived in Amsterdam ready to relax a little before the long flight home but the learning was not quite done yet. We started our stay in Amsterdam with a wonderful welcome … Continue reading

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Berlin…physically connected yet psychologically separated.

After a short flight from Copenhagen, we arrived late in the evening in Berlin. Driving through Berlin at night is a dissorienting feeling…not knowing what lies ahead at daybreak in a city rich with historical events brings anticipation. In the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen….a bike culture

We headed to Copehagen by train winding through the beautiful Swedish countryside that allowed us time for some relaxation.  We arrived in Copenhagen on a rainy afternoon.  After searching the train station for our transfer, we arrived at Hotel Christian … Continue reading

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Stockholm and The Natural Step…a natural match.

We arrived in Stockholm after a wonderful ferry ride from Helsinki.  Weaving through Sweden’s archipalego was a beautiful site early in the morning revealing their appreciation and connection to nature. Our city tour guide gave the group an introduction to Sweden’s … Continue reading

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