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Troy Farkas

Troy Farkas

To all of you currently studying for finals back in the States, you may not want to read what I’m about to say. First off, I will be done taking …

Money will come back. This opportunity won’t. I saved up money for the past two years because I knew I wanted to have an expensive experience in the near-future. Whether …

The rest of the world hates us. We’re cocky, loud and obnoxious. Before I came to Europe, this is how I thought the rest of the world viewed Americans. So …

Race, religion, politics. The three things you’re never supposed to talk about. The last option is the best conversation-starter I’ve had in Europe. Whether it’s in Scotland, Ireland, England, or …

Let me preface this week’s entry with a question. Have any of you traveled to a place and found yourself thinking: This place isn’t real? I had never experienced that …

I think it’s time to address question I know all of you have wanted the answer since my arrival to Glasgow in the wee days of September. “What’s the food …

Last Thursday, I went to small pub nearby the University of Glasgow with some buddies after our classes. My pal, Jake, mentioned how he wished he could stay for the …

Last week I wrote about doing what you love despite what other people may think. And this week I’m going to reinforce that point to a degree because of how …

When you’re young, you often feel invincible. Nothing can stop you because you always have a handle on the situation. A few years ago, whenever my ex-girlfriend was hesitant about …

My final first day of school. And it’s in another country? That certainly wasn’t in the outline I made for my future when I came to the University at Albany …