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Stumbling Upon a Country

I created our route south through Belgium based on the ‘prettiness’ ratings villages had received online. I expected (as its neighbour Germany) flowerboxes, profuse gardens around handkerchief lawns, paned windows with functional shutters and verdant verges. 241 more words


Columbus, a lost sociopath, and an American hero?

This month, Columbus day was celebrated in the US. This national holiday was officially declared in 1937, despite many protests on the contrary. The first unofficial celebration of the day in the US was in 1792, in New York to commemorate the 300 years of the American arrival. 474 more words


National Holiday

Upcoming national holiday will be October 23rd 1956 Revolution – National Holiday Programs, Places of Remembrance in 2014.

October 23rd marks the day of the… 275 more words


And I Just Ruined Columbus Day For Everyone . . . #notsorry

Here’s a little slice of America for you. Click here if you want your childhood to be ruined forever . . . but in the best way possible. 8 more words


Pingxi hike: Part 1

Read part 2 here and part 3 here.

The vacations in Taiwan is really few, we actually just have one national holiday for the entire fall term. 332 more words

Taiwan 2014

National Holiday (国庆节)

We recently celebrated China’s National Day on October 1st, meaning we had a seven day break from school, and lots of time to relax and have fun. 382 more words

Study Abroad

Hangul Day 한글날

Today is Hangul(Korean alphabet) day.
Hangul was created by King Sejong in 1443. (But October 9th is actually King Sejong’s birthday)
You can learn it even only 1 day because of the easiness and simplicity :)