Seoul: The Survival Guide
Dec15

Seoul: The Survival Guide

  People. Food. Traveling. Culture. I’ll start first by talking about the people, and by people I mean locals. If you don’t look Korean the first thing I will tell you is get ready to be stared at. It’s not that they are being rude, it’s just that you simply look different and since the foreigner population is still very small in Korea, everyone is just curious. The locals are really nice and if...

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Exploring Amman One Step at a Time
Dec15

Exploring Amman One Step at a Time

When some people go abroad they seek out “cultural activities” like learning how to cook the local cuisine or playing a traditional instrument. While I did spend time painstakingly tracing Arabic calligraphy and cooking knafeh (a delicious Jordanian dessert), one of my favorite Jordanian activities was fastwalking. Early in the semester, my friends and I heard about a fastwalking group in Amman and thought, why not? Back home, I love...

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