My First Week in Aberdeen: “Ahin aa ower the back!”

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Walking off the plane, as I was greeted with fresh air for the first time in 28 hours, a brisk chill struck me. It wasn’t terrible, but jarring because when I left Albuquerque it was in the 90’s. As the excitement of finally arriving kicked in, however, it no longer felt cold. Every night I […]

A Week in Montreal

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The first week of classes and of living in Montreal is in the books! It has been a wild week. I kept track of surprising moments and noted subtle cultural differences but already things are starting to feel less foreign. I have familiarized myself with the school and the shops surrounding my small neighborhood. I […]

Lima, the city of many wonders

For the past three weeks I have been in Lima, Peru. Time is actually going by pretty quick considering that I am only in Peru for a semester and still have a lot to learn and explore. For one, jumping from super dry heat to a humid cold winter was a slight shock (luckily, I […]

Friday Night Live

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The Friday before classes start in the fall, Student Activities Center and Student Union Building puts on Friday Night Live. This is like the first kick off for Welcome Back Days and I went to help Society of Women Engineers (SWE). SWE is a student organization I have been with for a little over a […]

Shopping Time In Korea!

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Hey guys! This week I’ll take y’all with me to a Korean Walmart so you can check out how much groceries and costs of goods/costs of living actually is in Seoul as well as showing off my new digs at Dongguk University as well!

The Adventure Begins! – Buses, Bikes, and Getting Acquainted

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The last few days have been a whirlwind. From waiting in line at immigration for 3 hours to buying figs and passion fruit at the local supermarche there’s a lot of learning on the fly. I admit to being exhausted, excited, and nervous for classes. Every outing seems to procure a story, but for this […]

Climbing Mt. Everest a.k.a the Mountain of Clothes on My Bed

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Just when I think I have a handle on my packing game, another set of clothes that I feel I might need pops up and gets added to the pile. The pile that started out a small mound has turned into a sumit worthy of the Himalayas. I need to re-evaluate my strategy. Thankfully, the […]