Browsing articles from "March, 2013"
Mar
27
2013

Science and Scenery of Switzerland – by Stephanie Sykora

There is more to Switzerland than chocolate and pocket knives, and though it may be infamously neutral in conflicts, it is anything but neutral for an amazing travel or educational destination. I recently visited this land of the Swiss and to sum up the trip, it was science and scenery galore! Below are some highlights of my east-to-west trip in Switzerland to inspire travellers, students, and scientists–alike. Science: ETH Zurich Consistently in the top 5 […]

Mar
8
2013

The Hawaii of Europe (and no, it’s not Greece) – by Stephanie Sykora

Whether you’re studying in Europe, taking a gap year, or just travelling, there is a destination that seems to be rather unknown to us North Americans. When we think of sun, Mediterranean beaches and islands, and stunning architecture the thoughts usually go to Greece or Italy. But the country of Croatia is gaining in popularity and has all these factors and more! I this past September my sister and I went traveling and decided to […]

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