Archive for Category: "activities"
As in South Africa, the braai/barbecue is a social event that is an important part of Chile’s culture. I’ve seen a music video in which a Chilean singer sings about everybody ‘parilla’-ing together exactly like the South African Braai Day songs!
Five years ago, the decision to go to college 1,000 miles away from home and everyone I knew was a little scary, but I was excited. Two years ago, I chose to go 10,000 miles away to Australia for five months to study abroad, and I was nervous. It wasn’t the nervousness most people would imagine of long flights, cultural differences, and missing friends and family.
Fear is a sensation I am most unaccustomed with. I sometimes joke that my fear threshold is broken or turned off, and that this could potentially get me into trouble, much like people whose pain indicators are faulty can hurt themselves without knowing it. Jetting off to a foreign land without a plan, jumping off [&hellip
I feel that I have a unique problem here in Milan. By this I mean that because I use English at my job, at least 4 hours a day, I have to be very creative in how I go about learning Italian. I am able to practice what I already know, of course, but acquiring [&hellip
After two years in Sydney, it’s almost time to say goodbye. It’s bittersweet really. I’m off to travel this country I have called home and the adventure ahead will be so much fun. But packing up my life here has been very difficult. The amount of things I have collected over these two years seems immense and trying to decide what should stay and what should go is brutal.