Monthly Archives: March 2014

Abe Ibrahim: Blog #2

One of the things about being a foreign visitor in a country that does not have much diversity is how a person immediately stands out among the native people. However, there is a major difference in how people react to … Continue reading

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Mollie Russo: At last, I’m here!

After getting over some very rough jet lag, overcoming the unexpected coldness that welcomed me, and finally becoming familiar with specific parts of the city, I am becoming one with Chengdu! After being in China for about a month, I … Continue reading

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Marithza Argueta: Spring is Near!

It’s now officially a month since we got to China and, honestly, it has felt much longer than what it’s been. But we still have a lot of time ahead of us to still enjoy Chengdu – some of us … Continue reading

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Abe Ibrahim: First Weeks

Being in China for over two weeks, I can honestly say that there are things that I expected, and some I didn’t, and like all things in life there are positive and negatives. Culture shock can happened at any given … Continue reading

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Mollie Russo: Blog #1

10:25 pm is when it all began. As I stumbled onto the plane due to my over-eagerness, I began to think about how my life would drastically change within the next long hours of traveling, as well as the next … Continue reading

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Marithza Argueta: Blog #1

Coming to China is seriously a new start for me here.  It’s where I will be living for the next six months, and this will be a new chapter in my life, an unforgettable one for sure.  Just getting here … Continue reading

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Janil Caba: Blog #1

Ni Hao everyone! It has officially been two weeks since my arrival here at Chengdu, China.  Throughout these past two weeks I’ve gone through all of the emotions ever known; from being happy to feeling depressed, and from being excited to … Continue reading

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Georgia Manu: Blog #1

“Traveling is a fool’s paradise,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said. “I have no cranky objection to world travel for the purposes of art, of study, and goodwill, as long as the individual is first domesticated, or doesn’t go abroad with the … Continue reading

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Carly Ortiz: Blog #1

I’ve been in Chengdu for about a week and a half now, and I love everything about this place. The one thing that really concerned me about coming to China was the food. I come from a Dominican family, which … Continue reading

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