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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

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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

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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


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

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Fresh Fish, a free bus ride, and plenty of walking!

There are quite a few thing that I really enjoy about living in this part of the world.  Sure, there are a number of things that I miss from back in Kansas, but there are also quite a few things that we’re enjoying in this region of England that Kansas just can’t readily offer. 614 more words



Sometimes we are blessed with being able to choose the time, and the arena and the manner of our revolution, but more usually we must do battle where we are standing. 173 more words


Teaching Skills of Cultural Competency in the World Language Classroom

Skills in cultural competence are in high demand as we all become more interconnected around the globe.  These skills, which are essentially behaviors and attitudes that enable us to work effectively cross-culturally, are a central part of my classroom teaching.  508 more words

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