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Upgraded to Idiot

In my blog post “My friends get to be adults and I get to be a toddler”, I talked about how I functioned with minimal language skills as a “cultural toddler”.  1,004 more words


Something about leaving

Leaving is something most people do not want to talk about, let alone write about it publicly. I will.

Leaving is something exchange students have to deal with quite a few times (at least twice). 664 more words


my host mother on cooking

written as a journal entry for Global Citizen class on November 18th, 2016

In my host family, our mother does all the cooking. She’s a great cook—today for lunch, we had lentil sweet-potato soup and zaalouk (mashed eggplant and tomato salad, I swear, one of the best things that I’ve tasted here…) 789 more words


Sunshine Coast + Brisbane Del 1

Da var jeg hjemme igjen i Cairns, etter to kjempefine uker på ferietur!

Andrea og jeg dro til flyplassen rundt 4 på morgenen. Vi kom fram til Brisbane og ble møtt av Sunniva med hennes vmor, Anthea, og vsøster. 503 more words


Diary #4

Hello guys,

Yay, I finally made it and posted something new! I am so sorry guys, but there is nothing really happening right now. My school started again, so I am busy with homework right now. 388 more words

Holidays in Spain

I have been so extremely busy since the last time I posted, I can’t even believe it!

I went into the start of the holidays very emotional and actually kind of shocked to realize that it was my first time away from home on Christmas. 909 more words

Christmas/New Years

So, first Christmas and New Years without my family…

I had a really nice time in holiday season with my host family, even though I missed my natural family more than what I thought I’d miss… I think we did all the most American things you could do like having huge dinner, drinking hot cocoa, decorating the tree, opening presents and so and so… 112 more words

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