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  • Bioreoluwasheto in Germany
  • 27-Jul-2016
A Case for Short-Term Friendships

Before my study abroad program, I had always taken pride in the idea that I could both adapt to andRead More ⇾

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  • Natalie Jane
  • 30-Mar-2016
Friendship Meets Public Transport

MICRO [mee-croh]: the word Chileans use for city buses. [caption id="attachment_4016" align="alignnone" width="2448"] The famed Chilean micro.[/caption]   By theRead More ⇾

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  • Stephanie in Japan
  • 28-Dec-2015
Being LGBTQ in Japan

Being a part of the LGBTQ community in any country gives you a little extra nervousness whenever making new friends.Read More ⇾

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  • Boryana in Russia
  • 21-Oct-2015
Me in Your Life, You in Mine

I used to aim to gain everyone’s friendship by focusing on people-pleasing in order to be liked by all with whom IRead More ⇾

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  • garrettnongalere
  • 08-Aug-2015
Friends Taking the Shock Out of Culture

My first couple of weeks trying to manage what I will call my new and transformational “Chinese life” definitely presentedRead More ⇾

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  • Abby Kennedy
  • 27-Jul-2015
You’ve Got A Friend In Me

[caption id="attachment_265" align="aligncenter" width="284"] Yes you do :)[/caption] I would now like to take this opportunity to answer the mostRead More ⇾

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  • Safari Ari
  • 24-Jun-2015
Tanzanian Bonds of Friendship

Has it been easy making friends in Tanzania? Well it's certainly been a wild ride. Tanzanian culture is by nature,Read More ⇾

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  • Charlotte in Jordan
  • 28-Apr-2015
Frowns and Bidets

The Gilman Program gives me a topic to write about for each post (sorry if you were mislead about theRead More ⇾

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  • alexmontoya2
  • 03-Sep-2014
From China to Texas

Stepping off the plane from China I know that I will have some problems adjusting being back in good ‘oleRead More ⇾

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  • alexmontoya2
  • 23-Jul-2014
Friendly adventures with a cup of culture shock

Shanghai has a way of making many foreigners feel very special. Everywhere you go people always want to take aRead More ⇾

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  • Gabby in Kyrgyzstan
  • 17-Jul-2014
Embracing the Unexpected

Since the day I started my journey to Kyrgyzstan, unexpected opportunities have become a daily occurrence for me. I canRead More ⇾

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  • economicpeople
  • 13-Jun-2014
Finding Fes

Life has settled for me in Ifrane. The first weekend after classes started, most of the exchange students took aRead More ⇾