Homestay Stories (Ireland)

"This week continued to be more than amazing and such valuable life experiences. It was my first time living with a host family and I got the real experience of what it's like living with an Irish family. I got to try the home cooked meals,learn more specific information on Ireland, play Irish sports with …

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Barcelona Adventures! (Spain: Technology and Social Innovation in Urban Culture)

This week we wrapped up our homestay experience and flew from Mallorca to Barcelona. It's hard to believe we are nearing the end of our Experiment! We have learned so much and made many new friends along the way. During the last days of our homestay, we painted a mural in an underserved neighborhood in …

Studying in Bocuse, A dream come True! (France: French Language and Culinary Traditions)

Tell any French person that you are going to study at Paul Bocuse Culinary Institute, and automatically they say: “Wow, tu a de la chance.” (You are so lucky) For one week, our group of 15 experimenters were had the enormous opportunity of studying in one of the most reputable cooking schools in France. They …

First Weekend in Lyon! (France: French Language and Culinary Traditions)

The students bid farewell to their families at the train station and with heavy hearts and also heavier luggages they took off for the next adventure of this international experiment: cooking lessons at the Paul Bocuse Institute in Lyon! On the weekend, we had a Little time to decompress before beginning a very intense week …