Shoes Inhibit the Imagination

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Tetouan is a stunning, but strange city for a weekend hiking trip. Looking past the mountain vistas, wooded hills and the terraced souq, I noticed a startling amount of untreated mental illness. Tetouan’s resources are probably like any other city in Morocco, but a cursory observation left me quite saddened. The numbers of homeless/beggars in […]

School is back!

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After a two-and-a-half-month break, school is finally back in session. The school year here follows the calendar year, so the fall semester is the second semester and the long break is during winter. The winter was really cold for about a month, but recently it’s been getting warmer. And with said warmth comes fruit aplenty! […]

A Day in Pictures

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A day in pictures. good morning world 6:35am liquid breakfast daily journal entry workout walk to the city center homework time enough homework skype instead 🙂 liquid lunch (accompanied by gf* sandwich) daily walk liquid snack cathedral walk home (when it is this nice I walk everywhere) stop for a solid dinner 🙂 sweet dreams […]

A Candid Review

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Let’s hope EGE doesn’t read my blog. The PEASS program at EGE is hit or miss. As part of the second semester of our intensive Arabic program, we’ve been taking topics courses in Arabic on revolution, religion, the history of Morocco and political institutions in Morocco. Our classes are now mixed levels and we’ve been […]

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 […]

Madrid Madness! Does Studying Abroad Get Easier the Second Time?

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Now that I am studying abroad for a semester in beautiful Madrid, Spain I am sometimes asked the question, “is it easier moving to a new country for the second time?” This question may differ from person to person but for me ,the answer is definitely no. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Completely New Culture […]