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Experiencing Culture Shock

Culture shock? Me? Nope, never. At least, that’s what I would have said a couple months ago. I thought that I might have been one of the lucky few who was immune. 2,575 more words

For my 23rd Birthday I climbed a mountain!

For my birthday, I wanted to complete a feat that I had never done before. Since Mount Fuji was closed until next summer, I decided to climb my local mountain–Mt. 34 more words

No Spies just Blue Skies

I lay in bed composing a scathing review of the Air B&B in my head.  The one photo of the place hadn’t done it injustice enough.  683 more words

Travel

Week Six: 2017.10.22 - Random Ramblings

A couple weeks ago, while walking to the shipping office (a local Mailboxes Etc. type of place) to pick up my couch cushions, I observed a little girl urinating on the sidewalk. 354 more words

Expat

My Apartment

It’s a decent sized apartment, with a tiny galley kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom, office, enclosed porch, and a sort of nook between the bathroom and kitchen which is where the fridge and washing machine are located. 301 more words

Expat

Dazed and Confused in Van Vieng

I wasn’t prepared for this place called Van Vieng. Rachel and I heard good things about the scenery and cheap prices. We mostly wanted to go because there were interesting volunteer opportunities nearby. 1,068 more words

Backpacking