8/17/15 Date of Arrival

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After a long day traveling with Air Canada and not getting an ounce of sleep(I am always cursed with having little kids behind me and due to being 6’, I never have enough… Continue reading

Seoul Searching

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Seoul’s haze can’t keep out the sun– fried in sweat My first five days in Seoul have been very hot–as far as I’m concerned anything above about 80 degrees Fahrenheit (or about 26… Continue reading

Antes del primer día

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¡¡Hola todos!! Still not on the flight nor at the airport BUT I am near the airport and ready to cross over to get on that plane. After hours of packing (and unpacking… Continue reading

Cappadocia: Caves, Bellydancers and (Narcolepsy)

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  So, let me tell you about how I went to Cappadocia and got wheelchaired back to my hotel room muttering about how Germans and bellydancers got me in this state. This actually… Continue reading

Study Abroad Isn’t (Only) a Vacation

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Yeni yılınız kutlu olsun (Happy New Year) everyone. Want to start 2015 off with some good karma? Check out the Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey (TEGV), which provides free and secular after school… Continue reading

The One-Month Mark

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It’s been one month since I came to Fukuoka and it has been wonderful. Participating in this study abroad program was the best decision I’ve ever made in my entire life! Of course… Continue reading

TL;DR: Click Here, Help Orphans

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No time to read? That’s cool, but before you go, give the Darüşşafaka Society a look and see if you’d like to help orphans get a quality education. The Solar-Powered Underclass I was naïve… Continue reading

It is as beautiful as you heard

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The perceptions we have, or at least that of mine and those around me, on Paris are quite romantic. We are all aware of the famous nicknames of Paris: The City of Love… Continue reading

So what’s an MBA class like in Japan?

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So what sort of classes does an MBA student take in Japan? Well, my course selections are perhaps not representative of an average student, because I am placing a large focus on learning… Continue reading

Sultan Groucho, Molotov Cocktails and Little Furry Bandits

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So, apparently I’ve been terrifying relatives with my stories of political demonstrations and persecuted journalists, and now every time the Western media actually bothers to report about something happening in this here country… Continue reading