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Everybody Loves Kung Fu Fighting

JAPAN | Thu, 5 May 2016 | By kakimono | Views [521]

Sunday we were supposed to leave the house around 8:30 for karate class. So I got up at 7:30, which had the perk that it meant the bread I got for breakfast was still warm. Other than that, there wasn't much of a difference between getting up at 7:30 ... Read more >

Tags: exercise, host family, karate

Meeting My Host Family

JAPAN | Mon, 2 May 2016 | By kakimono | Views [643]

Do to a miscommunication, we ended up showing up to the place to meet with our host families at the same time our host families were arriving. This was a mistake, because they were supposed to have a brief orientation before meeting us. So they went ... Read more >

Tags: beds, food, host family, jangken, sleep schedules

Why are Tuesdays so Long?

JAPAN | Thu, 17 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [536]

On Tuesday we started chapter six. Which was sad, because six is a multiple of three. We have chapter tests every three chapters. So even though it seemed like we’d just finished a chapter test, we were already nearly due for another one. Joy.... Read more >

Tags: cats, host family, japanese, math, programs

From Paris to Dijon

FRANCE | Mon, 14 Sep 2015 | By kakimono | Views [326]

Friday morning was rather lazy. I packed for the weekend, sorted through papers, and cleaned the apartment. After lunch, I headed to the university for my last "math" course of the week. Really, my only history class, since if it was a math course, ... Read more >

Tags: history, host family, math, trains

Just Hanging Out, Hanging Out, Hanging Out with my Family

MOROCCO | Fri, 13 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [429]

The shower is the first thing that I look at and think “I need to put up with this for seven weeks?” Take a typical half-bath, maybe a little wider than normal and with a decent window sill. Shrink the sink so that you can move it into ... Read more >

Tags: arabic, food, host family, house

Are You My Mother?

MOROCCO | Wed, 11 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [385]

The next day, my roommate and I woke up in time to be showered, dressed, packed, and leaving for breakfast by 9:00. We came to find that everyone else had beaten us to the breakfast room, though not by too much. (We were supposed to leave at 9:30.) ... Read more >

Tags: arabic, food, host family, moroccan customs

A New Year Adventure

ECUADOR | Thu, 2 Jan 2014 | By kaitlynhennessy | Views [317]

Sorry this is a little late... but this is for New Years Eve and Day. Happy New Year! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I can’t believe it’s only been six days since I left the U.S.... Read more >

Tags: burning dummies, host family, john lennon, new years


ARGENTINA | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By caitiegoddard | Views [1606] | Comments [1]

For 2 weeks in Buenos Aires I stayed in an apartment with about 8 other Spanish students from around the world. I loved meeting new people, listening to people speaking Portugese, Dutch, Serbian, and German and hearing about the differences ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, córdoba, host family, travel

Ireland Trip

IRELAND | Wed, 7 Apr 2010 | By dreamtravelerjess | Views [699]

My trip to Ireland, only a short week, but I learned so much. This is my trip in full detail, along with some side bits of interesting things I learned, ate, and started collecting. Friday, March 5th I left my own little small town ... Read more >

Tags: greenheart, homestay, host family, ireland


COSTA RICA | Fri, 28 Mar 2008 | By kitcat | Views [778] | Comments [3]

¡Hola! i know….it took a while to put a story up, but there’s only so much you can do on a computer in Costa Rica! arrived safe and sound after the longest flight ever. try sitting next to (and not be annoyed by) a combo of 5 very spoiled lebanese ... Read more >

Tags: colorful, flowers, heredia, host family, intercultura, juán santamaria international airport, las cataratas de los chorros, spanish classes


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