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Dealing with Summit Fever

It was gusting 30 knots (34 mph, 55.6 kph) and we were standing there on a totally exposed set of stairs leading straight up. Stairs...
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Do Kiwis Use Mayonnaise?

Don’t go grocery shopping jet lagged. I found that out the hard way when I arrived in Dunedin, New Zealand, my study abroad destination,...
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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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Best Daytrips From Sydney

Sydney itself is an incredible gem of a city to explore, but there are quite a few areas which are reachable with a few...
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Photos of the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road has to be one of the best roadtrips you can do in the land down under. The scenery is jaw-droppingly...
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living my best tourist life

UCL has a really strange term set up; reading week is the first week of November but exams are mid-December. Consequently, this week doesn’t...
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You're Only Taking That?

If you see someone walking around campus with an abnormally large backpack, there’s a likely chance it was me. Rather than go home to...
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Anticipation

August 30th, 2018   I’m in the midst of packing, my closet looks like it threw up all over my bedroom floor, and I’m...
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No Trouble Getting Around

One of the scariest parts of moving or studying abroad is the sense of urgency that grips you when it comes to travelling within...
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I feel like a Dothraki

After the mid-program break, my classes of Chinese got more intense. I was finally able to put together sentences in Chinese and have a...
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