The First Blog: Taiwan and My Study Abroad Experience

Because of American Councils Tradition and Modernity program at NCCU, I was given the tremendous opportunity to visit Taiwan for the first time. I tried my best to familiarize myself with my host country before arrival; for example, I practiced how to write and read traditional Chinese characters before coming here. Yet, some aspects of …

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Good Eats in Saint Petersburg

I’ve noticed a lot of American chain restaurants around Saint Petersburg, Russia, especially in the center of the city.  I haven’t stepped foot in any of them, though.  Why would I, when the traditional food here is nothing short of delicious?  Everything I’ve eaten has been so tasty that I’m not sure if my host …

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