At Saturday the 31th of August we received the warmest welcome by our house lord Pampa. All students; some unknown, someone I already had looked up on Facebook, and three people that I had been traveling with for the last 8 hours on the 8 hours worst bus drive in my entire life, we were

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Before I arrived Vietnam, I had heard that Hoi An is among the most beautiful cities in the world. Lanterns, lights, rivers and late-night music were in my mind as I entered the plane from Norway. When we arrived Hoi An, the rain was falling from the sky, and the water was floating high in

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Hi I’m Sara! Welcome to my first blog post. I am one of two bloggers in Costa Rica and I am going to write about our life here in paradise. We are 21 Norwegians and 1 Swedish student here studying at San Isidro Labrador International University (UISIL). There are about 2000 students in total at

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A couple of weeks ago one of the many political manifestations took place in Buenos Aires. The political polarisation in Argentina is growing due to the elections that are rapidly approaching. We had just been on a Buenos Aires free walking tour where you donate as much as you would like to the guide. The

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When I got the confirmation that I would go to Nepal and study I immediately booked my flights to Nepal, Kathmandu. I was so excited to go that I started to read in different books and webpages to understand what I should do in both Kathmandu and in Pokhara. And I noticed that there was

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We are beginning to find our way around Hoi An and are recognizing roads and buildings from time to time. What is referred to by locals as “a small town” has so far seemed quite large and chaotic, but at the same time beautiful and historic. There is always something to see and something new

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  La Casa de Pichincha is the main student house of Kulturstudier. They also have another building in San Telmo called Casa Peru. There are about 30 people living here and we stay in rooms of two to four. Upstairs we have the kitchen where we have our own shelves in the refrigerator that we

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Hoi An is without a doubt a colorful city and part of the allure is its vibrancy. There are yellow buildings and lanterns in every color all around, making it a picturesque and sweet place. The river which runs through part of the town is also filled up, alongside the lanterns, with old tree boats

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Even though I have so far only written about fun and adventurous things to do in Pokhara, we have, if there was any doubt, also quite a bit of schoolwork that must be done during our stay here in Nepal. The study programme is divided into three parts: self-study, group exam and individual exam. In

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