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Mount Zalagh: A Man, Sheep, and Meloui

My friends and I decided to go hike Mount Zalagh. We wanted to end our second to last evening in Morocco taking in the...
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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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Sand, Camels, and Bliss

As I rode on a camel in the Sahara Desert and took in the serene view, I was overwhelmed by the desert’s beauty. The...
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Greetings: Moroccan Kisses

When Moroccan women (I’ve seen men do this, too) greet each other, the greeting typically involves a 3-part kiss. The Moroccan woman will brush...
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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 Arts in Singapore

My main motivations for choosing to study at NUS and live in Singapore were to experience a new culture, learn a new language, and...
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Learning to Travel with Others

While abroad, it is common to find new friends and travel buddies to go on the weekend excursions you have been dreaming of going...
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Friends and Communication

As a senior, I have had a relatively consistent friend group since sophomore year, and have not really had to go out my way...
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NUSP 2018: An Introduction to Art History

I’m now nearing the end of my time in Paris, so I’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on all the amazing trips...
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Wine for Education?!?

When I began my exchange at ETH Zürich, I did not expect to take a class in wine production techniques. In reality, the class...
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