Category Archive: Cultural differences

The first true English conversation…

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This is THE day. Today is the day when me and my Swedish friends had an English conversation without thinking of it being English. After five weeks of speaking almost only English (yes of… Continue reading

25th annual Taste of New Paltz.

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All began during a sad afternoon at our motel. Everyone were busy, someone studied in their room someone else in the library and three girls were doing kayaking. In my mind there was… Continue reading

A FUNNY MOVIE NIGHT AT SUNY NEW PALTZ UNIVERSITY

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We almost come to the end of the fourth week of our “adventure” here in the US, and we haven’t lived yet the real life of a Suny New Paltz student. So we decided… Continue reading

A different but inspiring way of going through school

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For us IIB students it has been three intense weeks of making our selves at home here in New Paltz. I think we all can agree on that the town is very adapted… Continue reading

WATER STREET MARKET + LADIES NIGHT

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New Paltz may be a small town, but it has a lot to offer. Thus, because of the amount of things to study, and also to save some money, most of us decided to spend… Continue reading

Oh, how hard it is to speak Spanish!

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In this melting pot the Super 8 Motel is with all us international students, having fun is not optional. Even a simple conversation about the weather or cloths might lead to a hilarious… Continue reading

Plus Tax

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I guess this is another post about cultural differences or better said, customs. For US citizen this post might not make that much sense, but I think some others foreigners might feel identified.… Continue reading

Turning dreams into plans…

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In a blink of an eye everything has become possible…. I’ve always wanted to have the experience of living in an American small college town and at last the time has come. People… Continue reading

Rosh Hashanah

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I was curious about what Rosh Hashanah is and I have done a little research about it. Is the jewish new year,is the new year for people, animals, and legal contracts. The name… Continue reading

Differences between American and Swedish universities

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Nearly every youngster living outside the US have a predetermined view of how the university works due to various movies or tv-shows that they have watched. Here’s a list of   some differences… Continue reading