Top 10 tips for a year at Penn State

When you first turn up, Penn State can be slightly overwhelming, with its uniform of navy and white and the chants of “We are” being taught religiously to all the international students. But you quickly settle in, with classes and

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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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October- and my brush with death

So, we’re a month in and Im now getting adjusted to being around people with different accents to me and the questions about London are slowing down! I even got mistaken for a canadian earlier today! wow i guess I’m

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Hello, In all the midst of my studies I have realised that I haven’t posted my October/November posts so here is a backdated post from November.   Reading week has finally come upon me and like the good student I

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Winter Term

I am back in Halifax, Canada for the winter term. Calling the term the “winter” term is definitely and apt description of the term. My first few days back in Halifax I was met with temperatures of -15 degrees, far

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