Smith Goes Global Blog

The futuristic country- Singapore

The futuristic country- Singapore

Singapore is a rather small island with a very hot and humid climate. The food, culture, and atmosphere are aspects that made Singapore so memorable. I really got to immerse myself in the culture...

¡Adiós España!

¡Adiós España!

Back home after almost two weeks in Spain! The second half of our trip we spent in Madrid and it was a stark difference from Barcelona. I enjoyed the slow pace in Barcelona but...

Post Cape Town – A New Way of Learning and Thinking

Post Cape Town – A New Way of Learning and Thinking

In our modern-day society, we have been conditioned to learn in a very specific way. We go to classes, we take notes, we look over the notes, and then we take a test in...

Day 1 In Cape Town – Langa

Day 1 In Cape Town – Langa

Day 1: If I told a South African that my best memory from Cape Town came from a township, they would either think I’m crazy or that I am joking. When we arrived at...

Spain: It’s a Wrap!

Spain: It’s a Wrap!

In leaving Madrid and coming back to the United States, I couldn’t help but think about the impact Spain had on me and other students. Spain felt like a different world, and studying design...

Thank You Peru and Panama !

Thank You Peru and Panama !

As I prepare to board my plane back to Washington D.C., I cannot help but to reflect on the incredible experience I have had over the past ten days. Both Panama and Peru were...

Inside the Imperial City

Inside the Imperial City

Toledo is a city located in the mountains of central Spain, about an hour outside of Madrid. It is also referred to as “The City of Three Cultures” due to its cultural influences of...

72 Hours

72 Hours

As my time abroad has come to an end, I cannot help but be a bit sad about leaving behind these places that I had the tremendous opportunity to visit and experience the culture,...

Peru, an amazing food culture

Peru, an amazing food culture

Prior to travel to Peru for my study abroad experience, I never cooked before in my life, and for the first day of the program, I found myself installed on a kitchen helping preparing...

Farewell to Europe

Farewell to Europe

As I fly back to Maryland, I reflect on what these last ten days have been. There have been many a meetings with respective colleagues, multitudes of trips to British pubs, and many stops...