Dry Land

August 30, 2014 I stepped foot off the ship and walked on solid ground cautiously. Honestly, I was a little nervous. With all that’s happing with Russia and the Ukraine, my family’s deep concern about my first port, and the extensive safety warnings Semester at Sea had given me, walking on Russian soil was a… Read More Dry Land

Sail with Me

Okay, readers. This is it. The big news. For the next few months “What Are This?” will be a little different. IT’S GOING GLOBAL! For the fall semester this year I will be studying abroad… in a big way. This isn’t your average student trip that many college students today go on – where they… Read More Sail with Me

So So Sochi

I’m usually more of a Summer Olympics spectator. That’s probably because all of the winter sports cannot be found anywhere near where I’m from. I watch them anyway though… because it’s part of my American duty to support the red, white, and blue. Come to think of it, that’s pretty much everyone’s reason for watching… Read More So So Sochi