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Oh, South Africa

As soon as the barista saw me this morning he said, “I’ve got bad news.”  My heart sank because I thought for sure the espresso machine was broken.  102 more words

Study Abroad South Africa

A lights festival in Taiwan. Enjoy yourself. Don’t be weighed down.

I was That Girl, the one who’d say to herself while packing, “Well, maybe I’ll wear that slinky metallic dress in Italy for a romantic dinner with…someone.” No amount of therapy can wipe away the memory of dragging a 49-pound bag through cobblestone streets. 650 more words

there is a room...

Of all the lodging I explored in my youth, a single room stands out, and comes to me now, thirty springs later, as I place a glass and a bottle of water beside a bed in a stranger’s home where I’ve come to spend the week alone. 653 more words

Life Purpose Path

Stories from the 'Dam

Well this is a story all about how my life got flip-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there – I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called… Amsterdam. 1,425 more words


A time to find yourself?

“College is a time to find yourself”

I am not sure when this idea lodged itself in the minds of my generation, but it was something I had always disagreed with. 686 more words


VIDEO: Five memorable days in Budapest

It’s pretty saddening that my frenzy of post-exam travel is over, but the blow was lightened when I locked up tickets to London pt. II on my last night in Budapest, this time armed with an Arsenal ticket. 19 more words