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Traveling Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | By nomorecold | Views [10]

Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader?

JAPAN | Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [18]

Friday, we met up at the train station at 7:40 to go to the elementary school. In a shocking change of events, everyone who lived in the same apartment all left at the same time and arrived in a group at the train station when we were supposed to.  ... Read more >

Tags: animals, classes, elementary school, library, proverbs, swimming, windows

Caribou Guts and a Whale for Dinner

CANADA | Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | By jette_for_wildernessinternational | Views [14]

Upon my arrival in Inuvik I walked straight into my first culture shock - we had caribou for dinner! But not with spices and veggies in a hamburger or a stew, no. First, Gwich'in hunter William proudly presented me his fresh trophies raw, bloody and ... Read more >

A few days in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [2]

Day 1: Like most flights ours arrived early in the morning into Keflavik airport, where we boarded the Flybus to downtown. The ride took only 45min to central Reykjavik, but another 45mins to drop us off at our apartment. Since we were a group of three ... Read more >

Tags: iceland, reykjavik, sightseeing, tours

My favorite author is Milan Kundera. No, Kazuo Ishiguro! No, Milan Kundera!

JAPAN | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [18]

On Thursday, we had a kanji test. Now, here’s the thing that’s probably going to screw me over in another few weeks: I have not yet had to study for any of the grammar, kanji, or vocabulary quizzes. I have opened up a book, glanced through ... Read more >

Tags: hats, japanese, kundera, literature, photos, studying, suicide

Good-Byes to Hello

CHILE | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | By pattyrae | Views [4]

Greetings from Chile! I have to say that my month in Peru was an experience I will never forget. It was filled with many, many wonderful memories, new friends, new language, new food, etc. After saying my good-byes to the school staff, friends from ... Read more >

Re-Integration - The follow up

USA | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | By lhartleyiii | Views [59]

Now that I've been back in the U.S. for over a month, I have been able to reflect on most of what happened during my trip.  There are so many People, Places, Foods, Activities, and Memories for me to look back on and smile about whenever I want, ... Read more >

Tags: be happy, home, se asia, world travels

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INDIA | Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | By davidford | Photo Gallery

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Vienna - An Ideal Short City Break Destination

INDIA | Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | By mydreamtrip | Views [52]

Vienna is blessed with everything that makes it one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Book a flight to Vienna from the UK and take an immense pride for being a spectator to all those wonderful sights the Austrian capital has been known for.... Read more >

Tags: cheap flights to vienna, compare flights to vienna, flights to vienna from london

This should go without saying, but try to stay away from demons

JAPAN | Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [26]

Wednesday was Setsubon, a day in Japan associated with demons. Specifically, a day associated with avoiding demons through eating or throwing beans. Since I hadn't gone to the Super before class on 3 February, the first indication I got ... Read more >

Tags: demons, japanese, math, pizza, sushi