For ready future reference.
It has been sometime since we visited Asia, so we are taking off on an adventure over the Thanksgiving break to explore Hong Kong & Beijing. I think we are getting old, because we now only like to fly places that are direct with – no stops – no plane changes – no multiple immigration & customs – to deal with. And hence how we chose China as our next stop. Now we are onto figuring out: what to do: things & places to eat; where to sleep? So far I have started this list [and will add to it as I find stuff]:
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Re-blogging this post at the mere sight of David.
No place is complete without its characters. In my first few weeks in Florence, Italy I’ve met quite the variety: friendly, family, faithful, factual, and fictional. These people are the ones who have made and continue to make this city what it is today: a magnificently historical and thriving city.
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Some tips for those who wish and plan to study overseas.
I’ve finally finally FINALLY started my year-long study abroad journey and after three weeks here, Sevilla is starting to feel like home. I have settled into my homestay, made some local friends, and Facebook-friended my host mom and brother (that’s when you know it’s real). After years of anticipating and researching the study abroad experience and what it was like for so many wanderlust-bitten college students, I’m finally doing it myself and am ready to pass on what I’ve learned so far to other study abroad hopefuls.
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