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Studying Abroad: the good, and the not so good!

Studying abroad is the best experience you will ever have in your life, right? Well, maybe! For all its wonderful aspects, being away from home can also bring many undesirable emotions, such as homesickness and downright sadness. 711 more words

Homesickness

Homesickness.

Everyone says it can happen quite frequently in the first couple of months that you live away from home. It’s almost a rite of passage when you move away. 426 more words

Introspective

at sea post Durban: the crime of baldness

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Pte Max Hickman

2/33rd Battalion

AIF

Abroad (at sea)

Dear Mother

Once again we’re at sea after four days at Durban.  I told you in a letter posted in that city of our arrival there and of my first impressions of the capital of Natal – we had two half days’ leave and were able to have a good look round and to have some really good food and good beer.  1,080 more words

Being positive at a low point

As you may have guessed dear reader, I really enjoyed my trip home. I’m very aware that I am looking through the old rose tinteds, when you visit home, everyone’s keen and pleased to see you, are on holiday, its not the mundane daily stuff. 869 more words

Austria

Preparing for College 101

With just over two weeks to go before lectures start, I will be running a series called “Preparing for College 101” from Monday, 02 February 2015. 55 more words

Budget

Guest Post: Ten Things I Miss About Home

10) Freshly cracked black pepper.

Pre ground black pepper isn’t as satisfying, it has less of a “kick” and you have to add a lot more. 511 more words

Guest Posts

II.

Week two. Here goes.

After getting what I believed to be Ebola the last few days in Paris (fever and unexplained nose bleeds freak you out in weird cities), I miraculously healed and continued on my adventure. 592 more words

Thoughts.