Some Thanksgiving time thoughts…

One of the interesting things that you learn when traveling abroad is that your sense of time gets screwed to all heck. Time goes slow, then it goes fast, then you wake up at 3pm, then you are waking up at 5am to catch a flight, and suddenly it’s 8pm on the day that is […]

Tokyo Skytree and Pokemon Center =D

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Hey everyone, hope you all are doing well. So, these past few weeks have been fun, but I have mainly studied because we just had midterms here at Meiji Gakuin. However, I still managed to go out and explore a bit.  I also finally got to live out a childhood dream of mine and visit […]

Ninjas!

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Hey everyone! Hope everyone is doing well! So, this past weekend was not only a culture shock but also so much fun. Mejiji Gakuin University took myself and the other exchange students to the village of Oshino-Hakkai. While visiting Oshino-Hakkai our coordinator took us to see the ninja village, as well as to lunch and […]

Morocco Trip & Thoughts on International Education

At first, I thought of making two different blog posts about the topics in this post, but after reflecting for a minute on my trip to Morocco and the importance of international education, I decided that they were analogous in many ways. Perhaps explaining them together will make it the relationship between both clearer to […]

What does it take to study abroad?

My mom actually suggested the topic for this blog post. It’s not that I don’t have things that I can write about, but I thought this topic could be potentially more interesting than me telling you how, even in Spain, professors make you write papers in groups and do presentations. (If you are surprised about […]

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 […]