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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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Maybe too far from home?

I am back in the States, back at Northwestern. And the culture shock is back, too. As I said in my first blog post, being...
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*Click Click Click* There’s No Place Like Home, But México Was Wonderful

Spending this summer studying abroad in México City (or CDMX for Ciudad de Mexico) was truly a priceless experience. I have been to México...
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Mexico, Te Extraño Mucho

It has been a little over a month since I’ve returned to the U.S., and I must admit I miss Mexico City a lot....
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Going Up One More Floor

Guess where. Above 90 degree temperatures with sweltering humidity. Overwhelming swarms of people. Buzzing mosquitoes. Delicious food. Pandas. Yup, that’s my tropical island mansion....
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Land of migrants

More than 3,000 migrants die every year in the Mediterranean Sea. Among those who survive, most are sent right back home and never manage...
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