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Category: Identity

The Blue City—Yes, It’s Literally Blue

Chefchaouen, also known as the Blue City, is a city in the mountains of northwest Morocco which—as you must have guessed already—is washed in...
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Couscous Friday

“It’s couscous Friday!” my friends and I would proclaim when we started to think about what we would be having for lunch on a...
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Not Europe

Upon sharing my plans to study abroad in Morocco, most reactions consisted of something like “Wow!” “You chose a great country,” and “You’ll have...
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The Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées, and Chicken McNuggets?

Rachael Goldberg, Study Abroad ’19, Northwestern ’20 Economics, French Leading up to my study abroad experience in Paris, I constantly daydreamed about what it...
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Sharing Perspectives

One of my favorite things about Ewha Womans University is the fact that its a feminist institution in a traditionally old-fashioned society. It is...
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Jumunjin Beach

This was a last minute, spontaneous trip with my German friend. She speaks Korean well, so I felt traveling with her outside of Seoul...
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Wearing Hanbok

One of my most exciting experiences in Korea was seeing the Gyeongbokgung Palace and wearing hanbok for the first time during Chuseok weekend (Autumn...
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So…let’s talk about money

 I don’t even want to say how much I’ve spent in these past two months. It’s…a lot of money. And since I’m studying in...
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What I Learned About Traveling in Europe

Europe is unbelievably small, especially for someone who’s traveled to most of the Midwest by car. I’ve taken two road trips from Chicago down...
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A group of chain-smokers and I walk onto the beach…

Sand. Everywhere. Such a common complaint after a full weekend on the beach. On Friday night, when I arrived at Viareggio, the sun was...
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