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Pens vs. Clothes: which is really more necessary?

JAPAN | Saturday, 6 Feb 2016 | Views [303]

Saturday, I caught a train to Umeda for lunch and some probably-needed clothes shopping. Even though I could have sworn I'd exited the train part the same way I had last week, I emerged somewhere completely different. Which kind of ruined my plan of ... Read more >

Tags: clothes, food, pens, shopping

Between France and Germany

AUSTRIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | Views [459]

I'd booked my flight to Vienna knowing that a 7:10 flight would involve leaving my apartment extremely early. I hadn't known what would happen one week before I left. So I was waking up Saturday before I'd gone to sleep the week before. It had been ... Read more >

Tags: christkindlmarkt, shopping, tourism, vienna

Mondays, Mondays

FRANCE | Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | Views [362]

Since I’d designed my schedule to not have classes on Monday, I didn’t have anything I needed to do when I woke up in my own apartment the next morning. So I decided to finally get around to something I’d been meaning to do for a while:... Read more >

Tags: artichokes, cooking, food, kitchen, shopping

A Saturday to call my own

FRANCE | Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | Views [352]

There was absolutely nothing I had to do on Saturday. No group activities or meetings with my landlady. No apartments to visit or courses to register for. Not even any homework, since the course with Christine had ended and the regular university classes ... Read more >

Tags: books, free time, shopping, tea

On My Own

MOROCCO | Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | Views [425]

I still had some last-minute shopping I needed to do. At this point, it was only a couple specific things that didn't match the couple of specific things that other people needed. So I decided to test myself and go shopping in the Mdina alone. The ... Read more >

Tags: fish, shopping, spices, wandering

North of the City

MOROCCO | Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | Views [323]

 While we were eating lunch, the woman who did pretty much all interactions with us at the auberge came over and told us that we weren't going to be able to ride mules today because it was too hot out. We asked if it would work to go the next day ... Read more >

Tags: blue, communism, olive oil, shopping, stars, yarn

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

MOROCCO | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | Views [1369]

 At 9:00, Natasha, Erika, Cynthia, and I met at the boat. Megan and Nathan were doing things with their host families. We hung around for a bit deciding what to do, then decided to go to Marina Bay. Just like every other day.   We were ... Read more >

Tags: catcalls, hebrew, rugs, shopping, teapots, tiles

Last Day in Dakar

SENEGAL | Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | Views [421] | Comments [1]

 Our final lecture in Senegal was so hard to listen to. To begin with, the speaker was quiet. And there was construction going on outside. It was the same building we'd been in for the last two lectures, but suddenly, there was construction. And ... Read more >

Tags: haggling, lecture, monty python, shopping

The Rest of (our Visit to) Goree

SENEGAL | Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | Views [298]

 The tour began by leading us past several artists and shops selling bracelets and necklaces. One of them recognized having talked to Natasha on the ferry and tried to sell her a necklace right there. After we repeated “we don't have time.... Read more >

Tags: cora, dancing, goats, haggling, shopping

Fezzes are Cool*

MOROCCO | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | Views [498]

Our tour of Fez skipped right over the “ville nouvelle,” because it had only been built in 1913 and consequently had no history, at least not according to the tour guide. As we drove past, he gave us a brief description: “It's like ... Read more >

Tags: animals, fabric, fes, shopping, tour

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