Posts tagged learning

Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is one of the best things that came out of open borders, economies and geopolitical influence. One submerges in a different culture and gets to know people from all over the place.

More than two decades ago, I passed on an acceptance letter to do my undergraduate degree in France. Two years after that, I found myself on a plane to Shanghai with a five-year scholarship in the top 3 Chinese universities. And almost 10 years ago, I was on my way to Madrid for the masters in business.

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Speaking in Tongues

“Why do you speak so many languages?”. This particular question I get a lot. I get it at job interviews (naturally), parties, social networks, at work and when I stumble into a fellow traveler on a train or plane to places unknown. The answer is always different in length and content. It is never extensive enough… And this is why I decided to blog about it, and refer the curious minds to it should they want to dig deeper than hearing the elevator pitch.

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