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The Alps are calling

When people think about Switzerland, a few things immediately jump to mind: fondue, a small pocket knife with a million features, and – most...
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How Wet are the Wetlands

There are times when the mind believes teleportation is possible. I thought I was still in Beijing that morning. Before I knew it, one...
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Nature and the forest

At the school I get to call my own for the next few months, there is a forest in its back yard. A real...
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Off the Grid

I can honestly say I enjoyed being off the grid for a week. Despite a small amount of anxiety over fall class registration, it...
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Toussaint Part I: Cliffs of Moher

Paris is great and all but city life gets to be a bit tiring sometimes. This is why my friends and I decided to...
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Going for a walk in the park

  After a somewhat stressful day, I decided to go for a walk in Tiergarten to relieve some stress. I knew walking around in...
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Trail Blazing Professors (& Not Just in the Academic Way!)

When we talk about study abroad experiences, it seems that classes don’t always take up the spotlight. And that’s understandable. We have to take...
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Lions, Spirit Birds, and Olifants — OH MY!

The folks at IPD warned us explicitly not to overlap blogs about Kruger National Park. And between Iheoma, Emily, and I — it appears...
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clean air while in Beijing (hiking and other nature excursions)

Chloe Harrington, Public Health in China, Summer 2014 This post will be devoted to the various hiking and outdoors trips that I have made...
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Why Hong Kong is the best city for study abroad

Audrey Zong, HKUST Exchange, Fall 2013 As Northwestern students, we are lucky enough to have such a vast selection of study abroad partner institutions...
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