one month out!

Things are starting to come together for the trip. Our tickets have been booked (USAirways rather than Lufthansa, because it was $400 cheaper; I can suffer through a day of USAirways travel for that kind of cost differential). Various travel accessories have been deposited on my porch by Amazon (lightweight carryon, dual-voltage hairdryer, electrical plug …

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planning for packing

In addition to looking for a camera that won’t weigh me down on the trip, I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at suitcases. European planes have slightly smaller overhead compartments, and I wanted to have at least one bag that I know will fit overhead on flights there. After reading a number of …

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our dubrovnik apartment

Because Rochester-based faculty rotate in and out of Dubrovnik every quarter to teach at ACMT, RIT maintains relationships with a number of landlords in Dubrovnik who have fully-furnished apartments. (They also give us a housing allowance that should cover most of the cost of rent and utilities.) When the details of my spring assignment had …

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how did this happen?

Five or six years ago, I remember the dean of RIT’s American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia, coming to talk to our faculty about the new degree program in IT that was being offered there. He encouraged us to consider spending a quarter teaching abroad, since part of the appeal of ACMT’s …

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