Diversity Abroad – Blog

End of Studying Abroad in Japan!

After returning home after my first time overseas, I really do understand now what people mean by how travel changes a person. In my closing video, I try to hold back tears of post travel blues while realizing that I have a deep passion to live in Japan for the[…]

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American Habits in Japan

Has anyone had the experience of living abroad and taking on the same habits as you do back home? I mean, I want to eat sushi, ramen, curry rice, and many other traditional Japanese foods while in Japan, and before taking this trip I thought I indefinitely would. However, I[…]

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One month left in Japan!

So as you might have guessed from my last post, I did decide to extend my trip an extra 2 months for the 90 days I am permitted to stay overseas on a tourist visa. Since prolonging my stay, many doors have opened up. I have been given job offers[…]

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All Rivers Lead to the Ocean

Last weekend, I did something I hardly ever do: I went hiking with my relatives. We drove to the Narrows of the Green River, up in the mountains of North Carolina. Forested and winding, the path we took shrank and expanded as it followed the river upstream to a series[…]

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I Have Returned

Hey guys I have returned from the Land Down Under. It was an amazing experience and I made lifelong friends. I am already trying to plan a trip back to Perth, Australia as soon as I can. I’ve recorded a returnee video for everyone to checkout. Thanks for following on[…]

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Pre-departure Jitters

  Hello World! My name is Maryanne (I go by Mary), and I am going to be making a drastic kind of planned and unplanned adventure in my college career. Between the semesters of Fall 2016 and Spring of 2017, I will be studying at Yonsei University, in Seoul, South[…]

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