Stories

Visit the Most Unique Church in Marseille, France: Notre-Dame de la Garde

Visit the Most Unique Church in Marseille, France: Notre-Dame de la Garde France is like much of Europe in terms of its breathtaking religious architecture, but it’s interesting to see how regional differences have influenced this historical development. In the north of France you have a number of well known constructions, probably most ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague     Prague, like most major cities in Europe, has numerous public museums in both art and history that are worth seeing. The National Museum with its exhibits on natural history and the Technical Museum just for starters! These and many others are rate a trip out if you ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern”

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern” Petrin Hillside Park in central Prague, just west of the river, has a beautiful view of the city from above. It’s is a lovely place to go for a walk when the weather is nice -- there’s a monastery with brewery and library attached, Petrin Tower and the funicular leading to it, and ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

A Day Well Spent in Granada, Spain

A Day Well Spent in Granada, Spain   How often can you say you’ve skied in the mountains and taken a dip in the ocean in the very same day? If you travel to Granada, Spain then that idea can become a reality. Traveling to Granada anytime from November through April offers people the opportunity to hit the slopes and submerge in ...

by Staff, Kristen Smith

When in Dublin…

Dublin is a unique, quirky city which is very walkable and full of interesting buildings and architecture. Here are my top five things to do in Dublin (although there are a lot more!).     Dublin Castle Located in the heart of Dublin, the Castle is believed to have originally been an early Gaelic Ring Fort. Although ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

When In…Berlin: Must-Sees and Tips

When In…Berlin While I have been lucky enough to experience many cool cities abroad, Berlin has to be one of my favorites. From the delicious food to the rich history, this German city has it all. Here are a few of my must-sees in Berlin. Enjoy!   Source: https://tinyurl.com/y9j7lfcc 1. Brandenburg Gate One of ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Top Five Things to Do in Rome

When In Rome... While studying abroad in Rome, I not only experienced the super touristy spots, but I also had the opportunity to live like a local and explore the hidden gems of Rome. Here are my top five things to do in Rome (although there are a lot more!).   Source: https://tinyurl.com/y7837cce Explore The Monuments A trip ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Jumping Back Into the Real World After Studying Abroad

Jumping Back Into the Real World You’ve just had the most incredible experience studying abroad with Abbey Road Programs. You’ve said your goodbyes to your new friends, host family, classmates, and teachers. You have integrated into a new culture and learned more about yourself than you might have imagined.  You have dined, explored, ...

by Staff, Andrea Abbate

Saint Tropez and Gorges du Verdon

July22 On this day we had a very different schedule than we were used to because it was the weekend. We went to Saint Tropez! We met up with the other part of the Abbey Road group that is staying with French host families in St. Laurent-du-Var. Two girls from the homestay program decided to sit next to us and we started up a conversation, but ...

by Student, Juliana G. , Nice

Parc Phoenix, and French Language at the Modern Art Museum.

Parc Phoenix, and French Language at the Modern Art Museum.   July20 Today we woke up and I had breakfast with the new friend I'd made yesterday... it felt nice to actually get to know someone well on this trip since the majority came to this country by themselves. While we ate we talked about how excited we were to go snorkeling! We ...

by Student, Juliana G. , Nice