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Sebzeli Mercimek Çorbası: Red lentil and vegetable pureed soup

Whether a restaurant is fancy and expensive, or intended for quick, cheap lunch service, one thing you can always find on the menu in Turkey is… 359 more words


Sydney from an Outsider's Perspective

  • Coins are serious money here. In my first couple weeks I forgot about them and when I panicked because I had barely and cash left, I realize I had like $20 in coins…
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Another first day

Two years ago I headed to campus for new graduate assistant training completely unsure of what I was doing, not only starting as a GA in the writing center but also in the English department period. 298 more words

Study Abroad

Expats Give Back: Madrid

Whether you’re heading back to Madrid this fall for another year of teaching, or getting ready to start your first year there, consider adding “volunteering” to the list of things you hope to experience while living in Spain’s capital city this year. 344 more words


Packin' Heat

Being the worrier I am, I couldn’t simply rely on my own intuition to ensure I would successfully pack everything I needed– no more no less– to get me through 4 months abroad. 143 more words


Making Friends in HighSchool--Guess I Gotta Remember How That Went Down

Because that’s what PUC-SP (Pontifica Universidade Católica of São Paulo) sort of feels like in a sense. Before writing this, I waited until the third week of school to consolidate my first impressions and observations. 912 more words


I'm an Idiot with a capital I

So I’ve been bopping along happily for the last few weeks or so, thinking that my visa process was going to go ever so peach-ily, when today I find out that I have from now until September 3rd (when my flight leaves) to send my visa application to the New York British Consulate, have everything go  125 more words