Testimonials

Western Civ. Program, Student Testimonials

If you are interested in European history, philosophy, art, archeology, and mythology then prepare yourself for the ultimate academic adventure. It is nearly impossible to avoid the phrase “the trip of a lifetime” when thinking about our program itinerary ( Athens, Rome, Florence, ...

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

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

Being a Vegetarian Abroad

Being a Vegetarian Abroad One of the most exciting parts of studying abroad is discovering a new culture through its local cuisine. But if you’re vegetarian, the idea of eating in a foreign country might seem a little bit scary. Being a vegetarian abroad, you might be wondering if you’ll be able to eat a nourished and balanced diet, and ...

by Staff, Andrea Abbate

Exploring Nice, France!

A Memorable Trip to Nice, France! Of all the various travel adventures I've embarked on, the most enriching experience was Exploring Nice, France with Abbey Road Programs during the summer! The few weeks that I spent there with them were the highlight of my summer. Going in, I was very excited to meet the students, I had heard that they came ...

by Student, Emma R. , Gladwyne, PA

The Benefits of Staying Choosing a Homestay

When choosing between different study abroad programs and locations, one of the biggest questions you must ask yourself is, “where will I live?”  As students, often times we get caught up in the country we are visiting and focus on aspects such as historical monuments and cuisine. While these are important factors to your study abroad ...

by Staff, Monet Timmons

How Abbey Road Programs Made Me College-Ready

How Abbey Road Programs Made Me College-Ready Through Abbey Road Programs’ French immersion experience in Saint-Laurent-du-Var, students have the opportunity to live with other program participants in a French homestay program. When I participated in the program, my host parents, Francine and Fredéric, had been hosting Abbey Road students ...

by Student, Brendan Carchidi

From High-End St. Tropez to Green Gorges du Verdon

St. Tropez For the very last weekend of my stay with the Abbey Road French Cultural Immersion Summer Program, we traveled to St. Tropez on Saturday, a very high-end and luxurious town, and les Gorges du Verdon, a beautiful river canyon on Sunday. They were two different experiences but no less enjoyable. A bit about St. Tropez You have ...

by Student, Emma R. , Gladwyne, PA

Western Civilization: Greece!

Greetings from Greece! It’s been an incredible time so far, and we’ve already visited so many historical sights. We landed in Greece on Friday after a tiring flight, and got to meet our other peers from Europe. Though we didn’t know much about each other yet, we all knew we were hungry! As we walked up the winding and hilly streets, we ...

by Student, Alexis W. , New York

Modern Europe Historic Tour: Dresden & Prague

Modern Europe Historic Tour: Dresden & Prague Day 11: Dresden Modern Europe left Berlin today, arriving in what some know as "the Florence on the Elbe" - Dresden, Germany. After we had some time to explore the city's old town and grab some lunch, we headed for the heart of Dresden, the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady). Here ...

by Staff, Drew H.