Pre-Departure: Coming to Japan – Live from Canada
Oct07

Pre-Departure: Coming to Japan – Live from Canada

It’s small. I stretch my legs out, and my chair runs into my bed on the ground – about 3 feet or so from the desk I’m typing at. To my left are a bookshelf and tall, narrow box that is my closet. Just past them is my “kitchen” – a mini-fridge, a sink, a pantry, and a single coil to cook my meals with. Directly across is my all-in-one bathroom. It’s a sink, a toilet, and a shower all in one with a glass panel to separate it from...

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Oct07

What’s up Roll Tide Nation,   Well I waited almost a week to do my next entry. So many apologies from me. My excitement upon arrival left me with almost no down time. And though my tone right now sounds temperate in a way, my excitement to dig into this entry and explain my experience is overwhelming. So holy freaking cow Barcelona is the greatest place I have ever been. The people, the restaurants, the architecture, and the...

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When in Africa
Oct07

When in Africa

First Impressions – What were your first impressions when you arrived in your host country? What thoughts were running through your head? How did you feel? What situations/experiences did you encounter when you first arrived? What was new/different/interesting? What is your first picture that you took abroad? When I first arrived in South Africa, I felt like I was in California almost. Port Elizabeth is an amazing coastal city and...

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