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A Day in the Life (get it?)

It’s about time I write something about what I do here when I’m not traveling. Low and behold I actually take classes! Who would’ve guessed, right? 346 more words

Study Abroad

Poetry, Wood Burning Ovens, and Amanda Knox

Two weekends ago I was in Perugia. Prior to this trip, two things came to mind at the mention of Perugia 1) The place where Amanda Knox was arrested for murder and 2) Chocolate. 977 more words


The Art of Arabic Dance

I took a deep breath, hands resting against the steering wheel, then stepped out into the night.  The dark and silent road reminded me of my… 800 more words

On Love, Family, and BBQ

Today, I want to talk about family. It’s central to so many cultures no matter where you go in the world. And yet, it is a distinctly individual concept for anyone within a culture. 2,420 more words

I love my host family

So far I haven’t said much about my homestay experience, but now it’s time to break the silence: my host family is AWESOME. Lotte and Sebastian have been fantastic people to live with. 385 more words

New Things

Amazing families

Before I left India, my families provided some of my favorite food, such as bhel, pani puri, khakra and spices.
Today, I have had this huge craving for something sweet. 115 more words


Staying with a host family - My experience

Good. Weird. Interesting. Unique, very very unique.

While staying in the small town of Chinchero, Peru, I had a host family. I took two years of Spanish, but that certainly doesn’t mean I am very good at it and I definitely wasn’t prepared. 253 more words