MSMU Travels

Ecuador’s Greatest Treasure: The People

Good afternoon, readers! As I am writing my final #HolyThursday post, the conditions are drastically different from what I expected from this semester. However, as dark as the world is today, it is important to remember all the good things. This morning as I read my daily devotions, the lesson […]

What It’s Really Like to Travel to Italy

Hello friends, and welcome back! Sad to say, today marks our last blog post for #WednesdayswithaView. I’ve had such a good time writing this blog and sharing these memories with you all, and I hope you’ve enjoyed it as well despite the drastic mid-semester change of pace. Today I’m going […]

Goodbye! #MountMartes

Hola Mounties! This week will be my last blog post. I have had so much fun this semester being able to share my experiences in Ecuador with the Mount community. I had so much fun and learned so many amazing things during my time in Cuenca.  This week, I will […]

Bored at home? Try some of these games and movies!

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog! I hope you all have settled into your life at home because it seems we’ll be stuck inside a little while longer. On Wednesday April 15, DC mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the city’s stay-at-home order would be extended through May 15. […]

Por Favor and Perdón: The Etiquette of Ecuador

Good afternoon! Thank you for coming back for another #HolyThursday post. I hope you’re staying safe at home during these times.  Today, I’m going to talk about some of the cultural differences between Ecuador and the United States, including mannerisms and etiquette. The thing to keep in mind when comparing […]