The SPC Bonaire Study Abroad experience opened a whole new world for me!

Bonaire Study Abroad experience

Our day on this Bonaire Study Abroad experience started off with two dives in the morning, the sites we visited were “Tori’s Reef” and “Aquarius.” Tori’s Reef was an amazing dive, we saw a Loggerhead Sea Turtle swimming at about 80 feet, the Loggerhead is amazing to see underwater in their natural environment rather than … Continue reading The SPC Bonaire Study Abroad experience opened a whole new world for me!

The SPC Bonaire study abroad program has exceeded my expectations!

SPC Bonaire study abroad program

So far the SPC Bonaire study abroad program has been so special to me, it has by far exceeded my expectations. I feel so lucky to be given this amazing opportunity. Not many people get to wake up and dive everyday and get to see such a healthy coral reef ecosystem filled with so much … Continue reading The SPC Bonaire study abroad program has exceeded my expectations!

SPC Bonaire Study Abroad Student Update!

SPC Bonaire Study Abroad student

Updates from a 2017 SPC Bonaire Study Abroad student: Bon Dia! I still cannot believe we have one more week on this beautiful island. Today’s adventure has been the most hilarious, inspiring, and fear-facing one yet! My roommates and I (Alondra, Jessica, and Molli) felt extremely mature and accomplished today when we walked a quarter mile … Continue reading SPC Bonaire Study Abroad Student Update!

Bonaire Study Abroad Adventures continue… Best Birthday Ever!

Bonaire Study Abroad

Getting the opportunity to participate on the Bonaire Study Abroad program is such a blessing, but waking up in Bonaire on your twenty first birthday is the best it gets! I woke up this morning and enjoyed breakfast on the water with some of the best friends I’ve made. As the past few days have … Continue reading Bonaire Study Abroad Adventures continue… Best Birthday Ever!

Coral Reef Restoration certification in Bonaire through SPC

Coral Reef Restoration

Oh what a day, finished the last two dives for our Coral Reef Restoration certification in the morning and early afternoon. The staff at Buddy Dive and Coral Reef are some of the most genuinely happy and caring people you will encounter. But the rest of the island is just as friendly and caring about … Continue reading Coral Reef Restoration certification in Bonaire through SPC

South Africa Study Abroad: The Truth, Reality, and Beauty

South Africa Study Abroad

My South Africa Study Abroad adventure began early morning at the Tampa International Airport. Conflicting emotions surged through my mind and body, pulling between excitement, anxiety, and wonder. I have never been outside the United States and here I was, heading halfway around the world to South Africa.  As soon as my foot met the … Continue reading South Africa Study Abroad: The Truth, Reality, and Beauty