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The Long and Scenic Rail to the Deep North

Over the past month or so, I have spent upwards of 100 hours on trains, buses, and planes, including several 6-7 hour-long train journeys north as part of a series of long-distance rides I took with a friend as we … Continue reading

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Living in, not visiting, Rio

It’s been over three weeks since I left the United States on a flight to Brazil. I can hardly remember the biting cold of Michigan as I sit in 95-degree Carioca weather hoping my blatant sunburn will go away soon. … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Dakarois Public Transportation

Whew! Another long break since my last post. To give you a brief update of what I’ve been up to since my last blog post… Last weekend saw all 54 of us at Toubab Dialow, an artists-colony-turned-resort-town. If I ever … 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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Not School, Uni

Given that last week was my final week of classes in Sydney, I suppose it’s as good a time as any to tell you about the University of New South Wales and what it’s like to be a student there. … Continue reading

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