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Sustainability Compilation #2: Innovative Plants


Would you like to plant a forest anywhere in the world? There is now an app for that! The site Reforestum provides a method for you to pay for creating a forest anywhere in the world which you can then monitor and track. 608 more words



I have been streaming Amazing Race Canada for this season after watching the first three with my daughter in Kingston and now it seems some of their challenges are seeping into my psyche – which is why I titled this roadblock. 815 more words


Nanjing Life

My life in Nanjing laid along the subway lines, faster than buses or taxis because the subways don’t get stuck in traffic jams.  Granted that means not going places more than walking distance from the subways, but the bigger the Chinese city the less likely there was anywhere I wanted to go off the subway route.  440 more words


The Bund

After a very successful day of sightseeing and traveling around to Yu Yuan Garden and the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao, bestie Enslin and I headed back to our hotel to freshen up, charge cameras, drink up some wine (it’s a necessity on an adventure), and head back to the beautiful Bund. 682 more words


year abroad... soon..ish

Just in 9 days, I will be moving to China, Nanjing for my year abroad. Which scares and excites me at the same time. Nothing is properly packed and ready. The stress begins.

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Nanjing: The Book Scene

Calling it the book scene would be an exaggeration, but easier access to books written in English was one of the reasons I moved from Taizhou to Nanjing. 320 more words


Tips for Future Nanjing NSLI-Yers and Study Abroad Students

As the program comes to a close, I wanted to synthesize all the information I’ve learned across the last six weeks for future study abroad students to take advantage of. 1,047 more words