Cinnamon Station

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There isn’t actually a subway station in Seoul with that name. However, at least one of my fellow students on this study abroad trip has used Cinnamon Station as a mnemonic device to… Continue reading

Learning the History of Ghana

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We visited the memorial and museum dedicated to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s bravery and determination to create change is definitely an inspiration to me, and I… Continue reading

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