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The Rhythm That Stands

by J.L. Benítez

“Everything is rhythm”

This is a common saying in the Angolan tradition, and it’s a quite true. When you go to a different city, one of the first steps of entering and knowing that city is getting inside the rhythm. 571 more words

Art And Lit

Anecdotes About Korean Drinking Culture

by Angel de Leon

Mashora, mashora, mashora!” They sing as they pour me yet another shot -or as it is said in korean ‘ 1,943 more words

International

Oita Homestay

Over the weekend ending on June the 25th, the LBAT’ers got paired with a host family in Beppu, Oita, or Hiji, and got to get a real taste of Japanese family life. 255 more words

Cultural Exploration

The Serene City of Nagasaki

Included in the LBAT program was a weekend trip to Nagasaki. A breathtaking three hour coach bus ride away from our Beppu residence, we soaked in countless views of morning Japanese country side. 294 more words

Cultural Exploration

Weekend Fun! Beppu 海卵水族館 Umitamago Aquarium and 高崎山 Takasaki Mountain!

Only a fifteen minute ride away from downtown Beppu station, the combination of Umitamago and adjacent Takasaki Mountain is an irresistible one! A 2,500 yen ticket purchased at the Travel Information office inside of the Beppu Train Station will make for a day full of fun! 247 more words

Cultural Exploration

Toraja: Where Life Revolves around Death

Chapter 4, Part 27

In the highlands of Sulawesi, far from the coastal communities of the Bugis and Makassarese peoples, live an agricultural society who still hold onto their ancient traditions. 1,389 more words

Travel

The First Week of My APU Life

Waking up at 3:30 on the morning of May 15th, persevering through 30 hours of waking travel, which included three planes, a bus, and a taxi, I finally arrived in Fukuoka airport at 8:45 PM on May 16th local time. 186 more words

Cultural Exploration