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Beyond the Interview: Sora Kim-Russell

While in Korea, I had the fantastic opportunity to meet with Sora Kim-Russell, the lovely woman who translated I’LL BE RIGHT THERE by Kyung-Sook Shin.  I had such a wonderful time.   715 more words

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September 9 - The Work Flow

Today was a rather busy day, more so than usual.

The University library needed my confirmation of being a US citizen for whatever reason and finally signed up for the gym. 113 more words

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Europe Week 3- Malta!

Whew. This past week has been such a whirlwind. We started off the week with exams and homework all crammed into 3 days due to the shortened week but somehow managed to survive that. 827 more words

Guys! (No mom, not hairy ones!) 

So I think I’ve been asked out on a date. Haha! Funny how American girls drool over foreign boys, but they love American girls! Tempting to say I’m not American and I’m just Mexican because once you do that, they want to show you they know English and don’t speak Italian, buuuut I don’t speak Spanish well enough to pull it off! 146 more words


I Survived My First Week in Paris

I have been in Paris for a week, and that means it’s time for the obligatory “I’m studying abroad and realizing that not every country is like the United States” blog post! 537 more words


On De-becoming

Learning a language immersively makes it impossible to translate everything I hear. Often, I understand the feel or colloquial sense of a sentence without being able to explain its meaning in English. 849 more words


Bienvenidos a mi blog de viajes!

Thank you so much for visiting my blog! This semester is going to be such an adventure as I study the life and culture in Spain and I intend to record the highlights of my experience on here. 57 more words

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