Tag: Athens

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 According to my professors at CYA and some other locals, the train system is outdated and has […]

Favorite Places

Hello to all those who are reading!  Within a few days of our arrival in Athens, CYA led a tour around Pangrati, our neighborhood. They showed us the Lexikopoleio bookstore, where we had to buy our books for Greek class. Since then, we have had fun going back to buy […]

Cradle of Western Civilization

This spring, 13 Mount St. Mary’s students are studying in Athens, Greece under the tutelage of Elaini Tsoukatos as well as College Year in Athens (CYA). Rosie Ballman, a first-year student, will be sharing her experiences with the Mount community through this blog, with a focus on food and cultural […]

Crossing Borders

Hello again Mounties! I hope everyone had a good fall break… I know I did (and I’m not trying to brag!) This break has definitely been one of the most adventurous and most memorable from these past 4 years I’ve spent at the Mount. Since we’re abroad this semester, I […]

International Coffee Lover!

Welcome back to another edition of #KavaMondays! Before we continue on our caffeinated adventure(s), I must apologize for not having time to post last Monday. However, I assure you, you will not be disappointed! This past week was fall break on campus and for us studying abroad as well. Due […]