Cute coffee shops to do homework in

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Coffee shops- the college student’s best friend. You go in, buy a latte, sit down with your laptop, and crack down on assignments and studying. Albuquerque does an amazing job at providing us the coffee shops we need, and they are also aesthetically appealing. Some people don’t know about these shops, despite their wonderfully clichĂ© […]

Favorite foods in Korea (Part 2)

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Part two of my personal favorite foods that I’ve encountered here in Korea! This is probably not going to be a comprehensive list, nor a list of the most popular foods in Korea.. just foods I love that I actually happened to snap pictures of. Enjoy! 🙂   Bibimbap is the first thing that I […]

Favorite foods in Korea! (Part 1)

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    I’m not sure if it is a well-known fact, but Korea has a really great variety of seriously delicious food. The most commonly thought of foods from Korea are likely kimchi and Korean barbecue, but there is oh, so much more.       Lets start with something basic: banchan. Banchan are the side dishes […]

Food worth celebrating

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If you know me then you’ll know sometimes I like to indulge in silly food “holidays.” Apparently last Thursday was National Pizza Day, and upon learning this—after a particularly busy day at school—a pizza sounded pretty darn good! So I decided to break my streak of veggie-and-protein-filled dinners for one of my favorite go-to’s: green chile and pepperoni. […]

Eating in secrecy!

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There’s no sign, only a black door with a red light. There’s an eye slot where a man asks you for a password, which must be obtained prior to dinner. A mobster with a machine gun opens the door and lets you in. “Welcome to Vernon’s: here are the rules” He then proceeds to explain […]

No Guts, No Glory

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For all of the impromptu traveling, hysterical laughter, friendships and lifelong memories that studying abroad provides, moving countries inherently comes with some uniquely frustrating challenges. In Morocco, I’ve found that my guts are consistently tested. By this I mean both the strength of my stomach and the ability to laugh off or ignore persistent catcalling. […]

Buenos Aires y buenas comidas

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The last few weeks have been an incredible experience. Buenos Aires is beginning to feel even more like home. I have a favorite cafĂ© just a couple of blocks away from my apartment. There is a park nearby that appears to be a favorite among young locals, with a view of the skyscrapers of El Centro […]