Ups and Downs

Less than 2 months now… this sentence could be followed by two very different phrases. Either ‘Less than two months now – to enjoy myself and make the most of my time here,’ or ‘until I am on a plane

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From Tip to Toe of Taiwan

Arriving in Taipei I was greeted by four days of solid rain… and running green-men on the lights at crossings! I spent these rainy days more locally, catching up on art galleries, which I had missed in Osaka due to

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Long Awaited Reunion and an Insane City–Tokyo.

As the Korean academic year is the other way round, we have a very long break in the winter—just over two months! When planning the year I was adamant that I’d spend this time travelling across some of Asia, using

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Not your typical Christmas

I would normally spend Christmas with my family, stuffing my face, and lounging about on the sofa, so I guess this one was no exception. Almost.  I was munching my way through snacks, but not a delicious roast dinner, and

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Noviembre

I have just got back from Peru so apologies for this entry being a little late. The beginning of November was fairly stressful. One of the biggest academic differences between Southampton and la Católica is the term dates. Here, you

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Temples and Snowmen

Over the last few weeks I have been very busy but at the same time haven’t felt like writing a blog post. I was considering why this was and have come to the conclusion that I have truly settled in

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