MSMU Travels

Island Hopping

Hello to all those who are reading! One of the many amazing things about Greece is the islands. Each island is different from the next, and it makes exploring them so cool! Unfortunately, our trips through CYA did not include any islands. However, many of the students studying abroad in […]

Food and Cuisine Class

Hello to all those who are reading! I have had a lot of fun exploring restaurants, cafes and other places during my food and cuisine class. It is helpful to experience Greek food during class time. When we visited a bougatsariko, I had a great sweet and creamy bougatsa, a […]

The Peloponnese

About halfway through our semester, CYA took us on an excursion to the Peloponnese. This time we went through Delphi and Olympia. The mountainous destinations made for a different experience than our previous trips to the coast. Our first stop was Delphi, where we started at the archeological site and […]


Hello to all those who are reading! One of my favorite parts of our study through CYA is the classes they provide. So far, we have had a cooking class and a Greek dancing class. These classes have been so fun because they help us learn more about Greek culture, […]

Witness to Protests in Birthplace of Democracy

Hello to all those who are reading! During our stay in Athens, there was a crash on the train. The aftermath of the crash was an extreme outcry from the public, demanding change. According to my professors at CYA and some other locals, the train system is outdated and has […]