Student Posts

Interested in hearing more from the perspective of an Honors Abroad student? Check out this list of blog articles written by students who traveled as part of the June 2017 Honors Abroad HON195 class:   (Click the title to open the article)



The Roads of Reykjavik

By: Emma Quinn
History Major (w/ education 7-12 pathway); Archaeology and Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Reykjavik
-Sculpture Trail
-Food
-Landscapes
-Historical Artifacts
-Midnight Sun


Must-See Iceland: The Golden Circle
By: Hailey Janelle
Environmental Science Major; Ecology/Nature Tourism, and Honors Minor

Article Points:
-The Golden Circle
-þingvellir
-Alþing
-Gullfoss  (waterfall)
-Geysir
-Seljalandsfoss  (waterfall)


A Day of Water and Rock
By: Vitaliy Popov
Electrical Engineering Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-The Golden Circle
-þingvellir
-Tectonic Plates
-Geysir
-Seljalandsfoss  (waterfall)


A Journal to Vestmannaeyjar
By: William Jack Hahn III
History Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Westman Islands
-Fishing Village
-Heimaey (volcano)
-Ferry Transportation
-Volcano Museum
-Food
-Aquarium
-Puffin


Water and Fire: A Day on the Westman Islands
By: Lexi Bartlett
Political Science Major, Economics Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Ferry Transportation
-Volcano Museum
-Volcano Hike (Eldfell)
-Aquarium
-Puffin


Searching for the Future in the Past: A Day of Learning in Iceland
By: Molly LeComte
International Business Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Maritime/Fishing Industry
-Arbaer Open Air Museum
-Turf Houses
-Ocean Cluster House
-Entrepreneurship
-Maritime Museum
-Cod Wars


Innovative Thinking with a Creative Mind
By: Autumn Wenworth
English Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Ocean Cluster House
-Eimskip
-Transportation
-Innovation/Entrepreneurship


Tectonically Speaking, Iceland is Awesome
By: Ben Currie
Finance Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Reykjanes Peninsula
-Tectonic Plates
-Grindavik: Gunnuhver/Steam Vents
-Geothermal Energy
-Stakkavik – Fish processing plant
-Reykjanesvirkjun power plant


The Race Between Continents
By: Emma Cost
Environmental Planning and Policy Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Waffles and food!
-Bridge Between Continents
-Grindavik: Gunnuhver/Steam Vents
-Stakkavik – Fish processing plant
-Power Plant


A Walk to Clear the Mind
By: Sascha Kiesman
Political Science Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Free Day in Reykjavik
-Career track
-Flea Market
-Fermented Shark
-Food and Coffee
-Bus system
-Art Museum


A Day in the Capital: Wandering Laugavegur
By: Jacqueline Langevin
Psychology Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Free Day in Reykjavik
-Harpa
-Coffee
-Shopping: Commercial and Local
-Street Performer
-Art Gallery


A Day in the City of Reykjavik at the Local Flea Market
By: Katie Tewskbury
Linguistics Major; ASL and Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Free Day in Reykjavik
-Flea Market
-Food
-Fermented Shark
-Street Performer
-Keflavik History


Water You Doing, Puffin Your Chest Out Like That
By: Aedin McDaniel
General Biology Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Hot Springs
-Drangey Island Adventure
-Puffins/Bird Colonies
-Seals & Wildlife


A Journey to the North of Iceland
By: Jordan Fisher
Nursing Major; Honors Minor

Article Points:
-Road Trip
-Hot Springs
-Drangey Island
-Puffins
-Food


 

 

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