FHU Abroad

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  • Megan Lanius: Maastricht, Netherlands

    Sep 12, 2018

    Hear what sophomore Megan Lanius has to say about her first few days in Europe with FHU Abroad.

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  • Five Things to Pack for Studying Abroad

    Feb 02, 2018

    Study abroad participant Amelia Beames shares her advice about five packing essentials for a semester in Europe.

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  • The Best Pizza in Florence, Italy

    Nov 20, 2017

    Sophomore Amelia Beames stumbled across a pizzeria in Florence and left believing she had found the best pizza in Italy.

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  • The Sights of South West England

    Sep 29, 2017
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  • Aachen, Germany (Day 2)

    Sep 12, 2017

    FHU sophomore Alexa Sherman reflects on her trip to Aachen, Germany, and the magnificence of the Aachen Cathedral, built under the rule of emperor Charlemagne in the early 9th century.

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  • Verviers, Belgium (Day 1)

    Aug 31, 2017

    FHU sophomore Alexa Sherman reflects on her journey across the Atlantic ocean to Belgium and her first day at FHU's facility in Verviers.

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  • Day Tripping in Europe

    Feb 27, 2017

    You're studying abroad in Europe – and while you could spend the afternoon doing homework or watching TV, why not go on an adventure? Our semester-long study abroad program, conveniently located in the heart of Europe, is a hop and a skip away from dozens of wonderful destinations. The possibilities are endless!

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  • The Peak of the Trip

    Sep 30, 2016

    Destiny recounts her experience climbing to the peak of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece.

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  • Everything’s Gone Greek

    Sep 16, 2016

    Our students in Europe have made the journey from the United Kingdom to Greece—where they will call home for the next several weeks—and the culture shock has become much more pronounced! But they're making wonderful memories, and enjoying some delicious Greek food.

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  • My Adventures in England

    Sep 08, 2016

    FHU student Destiny Lewis reflects on her first week studying abroad in Europe.

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  • The Gates of Hades Shall Not Prevail!

    Jan 23, 2015

    The ancient town of Caesarea Philippi (also known as Banias) is situated in northern Israel, near the Syrian and Lebanese borders, at the foot of Mount Hermon. There is not much of the original city left, but the main area of the people’s congregation in the 1st century was a huge rock face, like standing at the bottom of a tall and rocky cliff.

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  • Building Relationships in Switzerland

    Oct 03, 2014

    Studying abroad with a cousin makes the experience that much more special!

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  • Crystal-Clear Water in Costa Brava

    Sep 30, 2014

    During our first week of independent travel, we went snorkeling and kayaking off the coast of Costa Brava, Spain. Even though it was a really cloudy day, we could still see how clear the water was.

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  • A Bike Ride in Bruges

    Aug 28, 2014

    Today we rode bikes around Bruges in search of a windmill. We might have ridden a few miles in the wrong direction, but if you look hopelessly confused, someone will always help you find your way.

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  • A Little Cultural Confusion

    Jul 07, 2014

    Our students who go abroad occassionally experience cultural dissonance—a feeling of discomfort because of cultural variation from what the student is used to. Sometimes the cultural difference is large, like a language barrier.

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