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The Baguette

What could be more French than having a baguette tucked under your arm while strolling down a Parisian boulevard? Such a sight is actually quite common. I think I expected that this was an exaggerated stereotype of the French, but … Continue reading

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“You’ve got some bug on your lip…”

Walking down any city street in Thailand is an assault on the senses. Motorcycles whiz by, tuk tuks honk their horns, thousands of colors from the various wares being sold attack the eyes. However, most striking among the sensory overload, … Continue reading

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Why Copenhagen is Home to the World’s Best Restaurant

Before coming to Copenhagen, I’d heard talk of the somewhat elusive Noma Restaurant, which has been called the world’s best in recent years. I figured I would try to get a reservation once I arrived, only to find out that … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food!

I never thought I would say it, but I do occasionally miss Leo’s.   I’m living in college accommodation here at Trinity, which is great, but college accommodation here is not quite the same as what you would get at … Continue reading

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Senegal Land

Four days into my Study Abroad Experience, I have learned about 10 words in wolof (the lingua franca of Senegal – ironically, it’s not French), the importance of sharing and greetings in Senegalese culture, and the names of maybe 70% … Continue reading

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Marmite, Kebabs, and Tea: a Short Summary of My Food Experiences

Pictured above is my politically incorrect flow chart of the British versus American palate (for those of you who read my last blog, I like pictures and graphs). The results are quite obvious, which is why I didn’t label the … Continue reading

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First Stop: Paris

Merry Christmas! I have been traveling in Spain and France for the past three weeks or so, and I thought I’d make a few posts about traveling, since Eurotrip is an essential experience for anyone who is studying abroad in … Continue reading

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Tainan

As you head south, Taiwan only becomes more intensely Taiwanese, or “local” as my friends say here. That’s not to say one part of the country’s culture is more important than another, but the south is definitely not as affected … Continue reading

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Jing Mei Night Market

So many things happen at  a night market on any given night; business is conducted and empires are born, children run around or play with Pokemon (or whatever’s the latest thing now) cards in corners, couples guangjie amid bustling crowds, … Continue reading

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La Vie Quotidienne Senegalaise

Because of the public and relatively academic nature of this blog, I have thus far avoided giving details of my vie quotidienne with my Senegalese family. However, I’d like to offer some updates. My family is a traditional, Muslim, Senegalese … Continue reading

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