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The biggest problem I had in the Dominican Republic was the language barrier. Before last summer I had not taken a Spanish class since 10th grade in high school. I have always thought Spanish was a hard language to learn although most people beg to differ. On Sunday all of[…]

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Ballin’ in Bali

This past week we had another study break before the last two weeks of the semester, so a bunch of other people and I decided to spend five days in Bali, Indonesia. We left on a Saturday day night and landed in Bali around midnight, where we were bombarded with[…]

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Tennis in the Dominican Republic

Here in the Dominican Republic I have been working with Mariposa DR Foundation. The Mariposa DR Foundation is a nonprofit founded in 2009 by Patrcia Throndike Suriel. “The mission is to educate and empower girls to create sustainable solutions to end generational poverty. Their mission is inspired by the United[…]

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My trip to Perú

  I want to begin by saying that Peru is the second country I have visited and is very beautiful. I had the opportunity to travel to Cusco, Peru this past month of May 2016. Cusco is a city located at 3,200 meters above sea level, which has one of[…]

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Nihon-gry for more!

Konnichiwa! Nihon explorer extraordinaire signing on. As my experience is winding down, I feel the need to reflect on a few things. Firstly, I’m profoundly grateful for being able to experience Nihon and its culture. I recommend that every student tries their absolute best to have a study abroad experience.[…]

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Granada – Week 2 Abroad

Hey everyone! I’ve reached the two-week mark in my study abroad program in Granada (Muslims in the West), and, as I’m sure you’ve heard in many other posts, it’s going by so quickly! As overwhelming as it was having only 7 days to graduate, move out of my apartment, travel[…]

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Baby it’s warm outside

Barcelona is so different when it’s WARM OUTSIDE! I absolutely love it. You can walk around and find new places everyday. For the past 3 weeks, I’ve been exploring some pretty amazing places here with a Catalán boy I met.. With him, I have been able to discover really cool[…]

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