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It's like herding people

When I planned a little weekend getaway to Amsterdam, someone really should have told me to check the calendar of events for the city. Gay Pride weekend is NOT the weekend to see Amsterdam. 298 more words

A Western student went to North Korea to study and he describes what it was like

Alessandro Ford, the first Westerner allowed to study in North Korea, is opening up about his experience living in the totalitarian dictatorship.

From August to December 2014, Ford was enrolled at Pyongyang’s Kim Il-sung University where he stayed in a dorm with about 90 foreign students, most of them from China.  392 more words

The Russian Баня

To Баня– “the act of being naked and sweaty in a steam room that is hotter than hell while other naked sweaty people hit you with tree branches.” 778 more words


Study Abroad No. 7 | Internship Week Two

It was quite the slow week here at Payfriendz. Lol jk. The week began with a Chicken Fiasco update: the victim is now bringing her food from home to avoid any… 578 more words


I am here!

Hello everyone!

For those of you waiting to hear that I have arrived safely here is my latest update. I am in Vina del Mar, Chile.   459 more words


A Day Way From The Crowd in Paris

Brittany and I had decided that we would opt out of the Orsay Museum because we have been there before. We decided to visit the cemetery where great singers, writers etc. 283 more words



Upon arrival at the airport, I was already speaking French to the flight attendants and telling them what I wanted to eat for dinner. For example, “Je voudrais le poulet.”  Everyone seemed very polite and the flight was short and went smooth. 216 more words

Hmongs In France