Study Abroad is More than Stamps on a Passport – A Digital Story

In Argentina, friendship is enigmatically cherished. Real friends are friends for life, and Friends’ Day, July 20th, is as important for Argentinians as Valentine’s Day is in the United States.

Without access to a camera, Samantha rented a camcorder from the IFSA-Butler office and took brief videos of her experience abroad. After watching the videos again, she realized that they we full of quirky and whimsical details of the city that made her study abroad experience memorable and special.

Samantha Tigner is an International Relations student at the University of Puget Sound and studied abroad through the IFSA-Butler Argentine Universities Program in Buenos Aires in 2016.