Towers, Temples and Food!

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Hey everyone, so the past few weeks have been a huge culture shock to say the least. The last time I posted I claimed I was going to Meguro, which I did, but I went to Tokyo Tower as well. The experience at Tokyo Tower was amazing. When I was going up to not only […]

First few days in Tokyo, Japan. WOW!

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Hey everyone, so I landed in Japan 3 days ago and the best word to describe the experience so far is WOW! So far, I have met students who are also in the same program I am in and who are from different parts of the world such as England, Taiwan, Canada, and Romania. The […]

Getting Settled In

Hola everyone! My greetings from Spain to wherever you are. Timezones are wack man. I mean if I want to get anything done in the United States now I have to wait until at least 2pm if not closer to 4pm Spanish time, but then by the time things are actually being put into motion […]

Pre-Departure Blog

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Hey everyone, so this summer has been very busy, fun and stressful all at the same time. However, the stress and busy aspects are worth it because now I am just waiting on my visa from the Denver consulate. I have also submitted my lease for my dorm at Meiji Gakuin, as well as the […]

Pre-Departure (Packing, Housing, etc.)

Introduction Hey! Welcome to mi casa, my blog, or whatever you want to call it. I figured that I might as well do a little introduction of myself (that goes a little deeper than the Q&A on my profile) for those of you that need a recap of the famous Miguel Sabol (jk not that […]

Semester in Review…

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So I’m back in Albuquerque, enjoying the altitude sickness and cold dry air once more. I’ve been thinking a lot about my time in Brazil; what it meant to me, how I got there, and the amazing experiences I had. It wasn’t easy, but it was the best decision of my life. When I landed […]

Riding North for the Winter

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It wasn’t too long before I left that I had even begun to make plans for this adventure. On the morning of December 11th, I set off on my bike from my Lupton residence here in Leeds with the destination being The Lake District.  Without much time to spare, I packed a large backpack full […]