Juliana Struve | Paris, France | Post 4

Juliana Struve | Paris, France | Post 4

Favorite French Words French is a funny language and despite the fact that so much of modern English has been influenced by it, there still remains some parts, some phrases, words, and even sounds that simply do not make sense to English-speakers. Here are some of my favorite Frenchisms. Some I have adopted enthusiastically into my own daily speech. But others I know will be almost impossible for a non-native speaker to master. You’ll see… 1. “Coucou!” This is perhaps…

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Jesslyn Mitchell | Gulu, Uganda | Post 3

Jesslyn Mitchell | Gulu, Uganda | Post 3

Greetings I bring from Northern Uganda. It has been a while since I posted, and so much has happened that I honestly don’t even know where I would start. So instead, I am going to give you a new playlist. Here in Acholiland, we find any reason to party. Hey, it’s Monday night? Let’s go to BJz. But really, people here know how to have a good time. And the music is amazing. Maybe not for all of you hipsters…

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Eliot Cowley | Tokyo, Japan | Post 5

Eliot Cowley | Tokyo, Japan | Post 5

So much has happened since I left Kyoto, but in the interest of brevity I’ll keep this post to just the biggest things. From Kyoto, instead of going right back to Tokyo, I took a detour to Fukuoka where I met up with my host parents, who were there on vacation. They had offered to let me stay at the hotel they were staying at, and having missed out on a prior outing with them due to lack of money,…

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