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When Cultures Collide: No, Really. It’s Not About You.

When Cultures Collide: No, Really. It’s Not About You.

Before I was allowed to consider my upcoming trip for a special International Studies Certificate at my college, I had to attend the same study abroad orientation as any other student. I say “as any other student” because, as a friend pointed out, these things seemed to be geared more toward, say, nineteen year olds who lived with mom and not thirty year olds going to visit friends in a country they’ve already been to, but a lot of the…

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Arrival Survival: Landing in Romania

Arrival Survival: Landing in Romania

Romanian Honeymoon, September & October 2017 Day 2, Zurich to Bucharest – September 27 After our horrendously long flight and layover, we were tired. We were so tired. I can’t even begin to articulate just how tired we were because I think the last time I had been that tired was when I was, like, ten years younger or something and was actually capable of having fun. (I kid. I’m all kinds of fun. I’m also all kinds of too old…

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