The One With The Sore Feet

It’s day two of living in London, and it turns out that the grass really is greener on the other side. Roughly 47% of the greater London area is covered in vegetated green space (this figure actually excludes an additional 14% of space covered by private gardens!) SO far, my two favorites have been Kensington […]

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The One Where Kerry Wasn’t Ready

If you know me, and I assume anyone reading my blogs does, you’ll know that one of my favorite TV shows is F.R.I.E.N.D.S. If you know me well, then you’ll know that one of my favorite episodes is “The One Where No One Is Ready.” The plot of the episode is centered around Ross’s anxiety […]

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If it’s important to you you’ll make it happen. If not, you’ll make an excuse.

Study abroad is an opportunity that has been part of my plan long before I decided to attend college. In high school I was president of the Ambassador’s club and made friends with many foreign exchange students. I am infatuated with people and perspectives different from my own. Full immersion in a culture completely different than what […]

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Let me tell you why…

Let me tell you a few reasons why I chose to study abroad for a semester.  Well, with the profession I want to get involved in, that being the field of Special Education, when in my life am I ever going to be able to live, explore, and eat my way through Europe for four months?  You’ve […]

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Back to the Future

Everyone told me cheap football tops that my time abroad would fly by. Well that is the biggest understatement of my life! My exciting firsts (first time zip lining, first time eating gallo pinto, first time climbing a waterfall) quickly transitioned to my lasts (Last time getting my favorite Central American meals, last days of classes, last […]

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“Toto I don’t think we are in Europe anymore.” My transition from life in Italy to Life in Northern Thailand

Buddha’s, and Temples, and Elephants… oh my. Saying goodbye to the Cathedrals, one euro bottles of wine, ginormous pizzas, naked statues and gelato of Italy. And hello to the blazing heat, tropical rain forest, Buddha statues, squatty potties, and gloriously cheap and delicious street food of cheap football tops. Thailand has over exceeded any expectations I have […]

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