Almost there

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I’ve spent the last three weeks traveling throughout Bosnia and Croatia, which are the places I call home. Just an hour ago I said goodbye to my family as they headed back to… Continue reading

The Netherlanding

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I’ve been in Amsterdam for a week now, but the last seven days have cruised by so quickly I have barely had a moment to actually sit down and reflect on what all… Continue reading

Cairo Bound and Turned Around

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And we’re off! I left Portland, Oregon headed for Cairo, Egypt yesterday (right now its 9:30 at night in Cairo on the 28th, I left the 27th at 7am from PDX). My flights… Continue reading

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