Pattu’s Wedding

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This weekend I had the honor of attending my first Indian wedding. Specifically, it was a South Indian wedding (different parts of India have different customs and traditions when it comes to wedding celebrations). It was honestly one of the coolest experiences I have had during my time here. So, a little background about South […]

Exploring Estonia

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Briefly about saunas… Saunas are really popular in Estonia. And I mean, most people have a personal sauna in their home, all gyms have a sauna, and my school even has two. Before coming here I’d only been in a sauna twice, and both times it was kinda this special thing that was supposed to […]

Shrines and Host Family! =D

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Hey everyone! So, the past few weeks have been so crazy but so much fun. Nikkō Tōshō-gū was so much fun and talk about a culture shock. I also met my host family and they are the nicest people I have ever met! So, a bit of history on Nikkō Tōshō-gū it is the final […]

Navaratri

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It’s hard to believe that I have been in India for almost three months now! So, after two months of being in school, it was about time I had a nice adventure. Fortunately, the Hindu holiday of Navaratri was coming up and the majority of India celebrates it for 9 nights (10 days) and on […]

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 […]

Mount Emei (峨嵋山)

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Last week we had Chinese National Holiday! In other words, no school for a week 🤘🏼. Over the week my biggest adventure was going to Mount Emei (峨嵋山). Me and five of my other classmates started this journey at 5:30 on Monday morning. We had a local friend help us buy bus tickets online. On […]

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 […]