Author: denisguba

Finishing in Finland

I arrived to Finland about 3 weeks ago. My mission was to take a marketing course for three weeks through Mamk University of Applied Science in Mikkeli.  I arrived with four other students from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We flew in through Helsinki on a Sunday night and missed our bus to Mikkeli in the morning. It was quite the… Read more →

Building Friendships in Italy

This summer is flying by! I arrived in in Europe on June 4th and have already visited 6 countries. During the last few weeks, I’ve been with a group of students from my university, touring Italy and visiting around 5 different regions (Rome, Trento, Venice, Cosenza/Calabria and Lecce). Now I’m in Finland taking a study abroad marketing class for 3… Read more →

Roaming Around with Roman

Here’s a shoutout to my friend Roman. He spent two weeks with me in Europe. We covered 5 countries, visiting more then 8 cities. Roman and I grew up together in our small Slavic community in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We’ve been through thick and thin. You know you have a best friend when they will call you out when you’re… Read more →

Getting around Europe (Paris and London)

There are many options to get around Europe. From trains, buses or even by flight, one can easily travel between countries. My trip started in Switzerland where my good friends picked me up at the airport. I ended up taking a train to Germany to visit Family in Mannheim after spending a fabulous time in Switzerland. Trains are the most… Read more →

Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt is Germany’s 5th largest city and is the financial capital for the European Union. I went there for the day with Roman to meet up with Chris, who was an exchange student at my University, he showed us around. Chris and I viewing Frankfurt on top of the Main Tower   Deutsche Bank Twin Towers (Debit and Credit) Roman and… Read more →

The Autobahn (Video)

As you may know, driving differs in all countries. England, Australia and South Africa, just to name a few, all drive on the opposite side of the road than the United States. German highways aka Autobahns have no speed limits which I experienced first-hand and is everything I could have dreamed of. You won’t see police officers aiming their radars at… Read more →

Geneva to Neuchâtel, Switzerland

My Swiss friends all live near or in Neuchâtel just over an hour north of Geneva . It’s a small cute city on the beautiful Lake Neuchâtel which offers great clear water to jump in and swim non stop! We spent a great afternoon with my friend Roman, who flew in to join me in my adventure for two weeks. Enjoy some of… Read more →

The Alps, Fondue and Chocolate!

What do you think of when you hear the word Switzerland? Well I think of the Alps, fondue (its made with cheese, obviously) and chocolate! I had a great time getting a piece of all three in one day with some awesome friends. Enjoy these pictures of our day going up a mountain to eat fondue in the clouds, touring Cailler chocolate factory… Read more →

Strangers Becoming Friends: Teresa

I sat next to Teresa on the plane from Chicago to Dublin. We shared dinner together talking about where we come from and what we are up to. Teresa is a retired teacher with 10 grandchildren. She’s catching up on her traveling around world with her friends. I was inspired by her energy by how often she makes it a… Read more →