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Can’t Fight This Feeling

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  It’s been a wonderful journey being abroad this quarter.  Unbelievably, today marks 3 months since I arrived in Edinburgh.  Experiencing the United Kingdom has shown me the true value of my life,… Continue reading

8 Things About Being Abroad

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  It’s so hard to believe I’ve been in the United Kingdom for almost 3 months on December 11th!  This is a bittersweet feeling for me, but mostly sweet.  🙂  Returning to my… Continue reading

Home Base

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  One of my greatest fears in life was the fear of missing out:  not seizing every opportunity, not traveling, not seeing the world… basically living a small, unexposed life.  Growing up on… Continue reading

Happiness is Right Where You Are

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This past week flew by before I knew it, to say the least.  I can’t believe it’s already the beginning of November!  I’m losing count of all the weeks going by and time is flying… Continue reading

“Hiya” from Edinburgh!

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  “Hiya” (Scottish greeting for “Hi”) from Edinburgh!  Whenever I walk into a store or business here, the person greeting me says this, which I am still getting used to!  Today is a very windy,… Continue reading

When You Least Expect It

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  I don’t really remember much of last week except Thursday through Sunday.  I normally have a great memory, but this week was all a blur.  I have been so busy with school,… Continue reading

Take Me All the Way

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  Time sure flies when you’re having fun, because my 3rd week in Edinburgh has officially passed!  It’s hard to believe I’ve been in the United Kingdom for nearly a month!  But it’s also finally… Continue reading

The Beautiful Edinburgh

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Здравствуйте (“Hello” in Russian) from Edinburgh (pronounced “Edin-bruh”)! It’s been a busy but amazing 2 weeks here in Edinburgh so far!  My 24 hour travel journey began in my hometown of Hilo, Hawai’i on… Continue reading