Saints and Sister Cities

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My program spent this past weekend together on a field trip to Assisi.  Assisi is in the Umbria region, which Italians say is comparable to Tuscany.  The picturesque town sits on top of… Continue reading

Bangkok

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My brain, particularly throughout the first few days after arriving in Bangkok on April 3rd, was on overdrive taking in what it could and filtering out what was unnecessary to any specific task… Continue reading

Livin’ the Roman Life

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I can’t believe I’ve already been in Roma for about a week and a half. I feel like I’ve been here so much longer, it just feels right. Stepping out of the plane… Continue reading

Do Re Mi Fa So

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This past weekend I was in Salzburg, Austria as you might have already caught from the Sound of Music hint in the title of this post. Getting to Salzburg was fairly easy from… Continue reading

La Vita e’ Bella

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I have been in Rome for a little over a week, and I don’t think it has even hit me yet. I guess you could say I’ve been struck by a little bit… Continue reading

The True Movable Feast – Madrid

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It was not long ago when Spain was ruled by the iron fist of Francisco Franco. Some 39 years after his death, there are still traces left behind from his uncompromising time at… Continue reading

The Gift of the Gab and other Adventures

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Apologizing again for such a long post, I promise after this one I will do my best not to have to smush a week and a half into one post. After all of… Continue reading

Brighton Brightens My Day

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This past week was the last week of term! All the teaching is over, and the last term (3rd term) is when the final exams take place. Luckily for me, I only have… Continue reading

Globalization and Southeast Asia • Spring 2014

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Less than a week away! April 3rd is our check in day at the Lub’D Siam hostel in Bangkok, and the start of my study abroad experience in Southeast Asia. The past couple… Continue reading

Mind The Gap

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I got out of Heathrow feeling tired and disgruntled after a 9 hour flight that had a scary amount of turbulence the last 2 hours. My journey wasn’t quite over because I had… Continue reading