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The Little Differences

Study Abroad is about exchanging the environment of your native culture for a new one. It’s about living and noticing differences between your daily life back home to the daily life you live abroad. I don’t think that they are … Continue reading

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Just Some Musings Before I Leave the States

A year ago, I took a class on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. Little did I know that learning about this structure that was put in place to deal with the human rights violations of apartheid would … Continue reading

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An Adventure for my Taste Buds

It’s been almost a month and a half since I set foot in Japan, and time has felt like it has been flying by. Since classes only started two weeks ago, I have had the opportunity to spend the previous … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes

I have been in Strasbourg for a week but it feels like an eternity. Today was the first day of classes for me, however, I won’t start a full schedule until next week. With an entire week to explore the … Continue reading

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Eating My Way Through Santiago

Manjar. Also known as Chile’s Nutella. You know how they call the food of the Greek gods “ambrosia’? Well I’m thinking that what they really meant by ambrosia was manjar. Some of you may know manjar as “dulce de leche”, … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Taught Me How to Adult

Last week, I purchased a plane ticket that will take me from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC at the end of August. This flight will mark the end of my summer and the beginning of my senior year at Georgetown … Continue reading

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The Business of Buying

A few nights ago my friends and I thought it would be a great idea to make our own dinner; we wanted to have a “Girl´s Night In” as it were.  It ended up being a great dinner; full of … Continue reading

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A Cornucopia of Troubles

Confession: I have had so much to write about in the past two or so weeks that I haven’t written at all, simply because it is often times a lot easier to just jot down phrases or words that remind me … Continue reading

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The Act of Adapting

“Un café con leche, por favor y una medialuna dulce.” “Café con leche y medialuna dulce; ¿algo más?” “No. Gracias.” I don’t ask for a menu when I sit down because I don’t need one (also because no one else … Continue reading

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Noms

In the Irish language, nóm is the shortened abbreviation for “minutes,” which can be seen on any of the Dublin bus signs. Among my group of friends, however, “let’s get some noms” means that it’s time to eat! Reflecting on … Continue reading

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