Home is Both Here and There
Aug23

Home is Both Here and There

Studying abroad in London was an amazing experience to say the least. As cheesy as it is, I feel like I left a piece of myself there in London and I am already itching to return to my home away from home. All of my expectations were met to the highest degree and I could not think of one legitimate complaint that arose  from living and studying in London for almost half of a year. However, when people ask me simple questions regarding...

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Countdown to Spain
Aug23

Countdown to Spain

Wow, it blows my mind that in eleven days I will be on an eastward-bound plane to Madrid, Spain. Since the eighth grade, I have dreamed of studying abroad. I feel immensely blessed to have this opportunity to stay in Spain this fall. Last spring semester, I was supposed to be in Madrid, but I unfortunately had to turn it down due to financial obligations. Thankfully, I found another program through USAC that my scholarship would...

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Back in the States
Aug23

Back in the States

Although I’ve been back in the states for nearly 4 weeks I still find myself replying in Spanglish and there are some activities that just don’t feel quite right. For example meals out; don’t take enough time and the servers are too fast. This is something I assumed I would dislike in Europe but it turns out that I really miss it. Another example is the time of meals, I really enjoyed the meal times in Spain and I...

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Aug23

The Elmina Castle And Slavery River With the sea wave fluttering the beach, everyone got up. Today is the first day we live in the Anomabo Beach Restore, which is the best place we lived so far. We listen the sound of the Atlantic Ocean everyday. After the breakfast, our driver, James, picked us up to Elmina, a historical town located near the Atlantic Ocean. After briefly seeing the beautiful scenes around the castle, we stepped into...

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The Monkey Sancutary of Ghana
Aug19

The Monkey Sancutary of Ghana

Monkey Sanctuary With the sunrise of the morning, we stepped on the road to the monkey sanctuary.It was a long trip that we headed north part of Ghana for almost 4 hours. When the driver drove our van on the main street, I found that the deforest rate is significantly high that a lot of grasses or forest were burned, mainly due to people who are for fertile soils to plant or for building their houses. Through deeply analyzing what I...

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