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 […]

Brace Yourselves: Al-Shitta is Coming

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Heads up, Rabat gets cold in the winter (Al-Shitta الشتاء) months. If it’s sunny during the day it’s beautiful, but there have been some chilly winds a-blowing, especially at night and in the morning. My friends and I who have not been blessed with heating in our apartments (the majority) have spent the past week […]

Seoul Must See – Part 1

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I thought I’d lay out my personal list of “must see” attractions in Seoul for you all to learn about. I’m not sure how many parts this will be, but there is definitely more to come! N Seoul Tower N Seoul Tower (also known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower) is a tower atop […]

Adventures in Chicago

Over break I decided to go on a spontaneous trip to see my two friends that had just moved to Chicago! I’d never been there before, and had a free place to stay so I just took the jump and bought a ticket! I ended up being there over New Years, and had so much […]

A small vacation to Colorado

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School’s right around the corner! So I had to throw in a quick Colorado trip to get the full winter experience (since you know, New Mexico lacks in the snow department). Colorado did not disappoint!  We stayed in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. It’s a quaint town about 4 hours away from Albuquerque (perfect for a mini vay-cay). The […]

Fingers Crossed, Inshallah and All That Jazz

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Despite the struggle of moving apartments after a massive outbreak of mold (water-damage finally did its work, lesson learned), things are improving steadily. This might be attributable to the much-needed break I had with family in Namibia, followed by a week in London. It was so strange to be back in regions where English was […]

New Years Resolutions

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So… Instead of writing my New Years resolutions in a journal where I could bury them away, never to be looked at again, I am writing them here in the hopes that for once in my life I actually hold myself accountable for the resolutions brought on by the new year. Procrastinate less Cook more […]