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Cultural diversity in Singapore

It’s amazing how Singapore has managed to become one nation with so many different cultures, and each and every culture does shine. When you...
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Welcome to Berlin

The last couple of days have been really intense for all of us here in Berlin. We just finished our first week of classes...
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The Power of Language in South Africa

After spending time all over South Africa, we have been exposed to many of South Africa’s eleven official languages. On our first day in...
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Wanderlust

Hello dear readers, I am back with a new post, a new update! Believe me when I say that traveling is a luxury. It’s definitely something...
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Dashing

by Savannah Birnbaum The semester so far feels a lot like walking up a down-moving escalator.  I must do everything! Go everywhere! Have the...
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#OPENSTELLENBOSCH… but is it actually closed?

On one of our museum trips, we watched a short documentary about the Soweto Uprising. We had the opportunity to watch real footage of...
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Niu rou mian, please.

It’s hard to fathom, but I’ve already spent three and a half weeks in Beijing! I’m going to be especially cheesy here, but time...
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Give Me My Pen

On the second night of our homestay in HaMakuya, a rural village in northern Limpopo Province, Kaley, Duncan and I donned the traditional clothing...
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Goeie Dag, Molweni, Hello

I think I’ve always taken language for granted, living in a country and a community where pretty much everyone I’ve ever needed to communicate...
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WOW: How I’m Cheating My Pre-Departure Blog Post

Thanks to some technical difficulties back in the States, I am currently writing you all from an internet cafe called WOW in downtown Stellenbosch....
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