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Meeting Peers in a New Home

Most of us have had the experience at some point in our lives of starting over in a new city. For some there were moves as children, others it was going away for college, and some like me didn’t leave their hometown until they were adults. 288 more words

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Meet Bree from Mexico

Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with au pairs currently working in the Lexington, KY area! Today I will share with you an interview with Bree. 389 more words

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Lion Dancing and KTV

Today was another wonderful day. I ate some delicious fried egg and a little muffin for breakfast, then I went to school and learned a bunch of cool things. 654 more words


Host Mom

A nice little email popped into my inbox today with the name and address of my future host mom in Sevilla. 

I will be living in an apartment with a retired women in El Centro.  16 more words

Loving the Spain Life

Not long after arriving in Spain, we noticed a significant difference in the lifestyle, landscape, and culture than what we were used to… and the change was a good one. 234 more words


Dressing for Church

A mistake I made while on exchange to Rome was my outfit choice when visiting churches! Italy is a predominantly Catholic country where until recent times women would cover their heads when in church, and men had to remove their hats (At home I attend a conservative church where these rules still apply!). 323 more words


Getting Immersed by Sara Louie

Before studying in Costa Rica, I did a short winter program in the Dominican Republic studying health challenges surrounding potable water. It was a great jam packed three and a half weeks staying in the capital, Santiago, to learn and traveling to different areas towards the north coast.  774 more words

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