Study Abroad, Travel

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

I was so happy to be able to spend a lot of time with Rakchira, a wonderful friend from Ithaca. Knowing London well, she took me to some of her favorite places. On my first weekend here, we visited Brick Lane Market and walked around the Shoreditch area, which has loads of stores and other markets. Brick Lane Market was indoors and had vendors selling all different types of food. That weekend, I got two Vietnamese summer rolls and when I brought Kristine there the next weekend, I ordered  ...

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Four Steps to a Perfect Gift Box

1) Brainstorm As obvious as it may seem, intentional brainstorming before shopping can result in a great gift. Here are some helpful things to think about: Inside Jokes/Memories: A great way to personalize any present is to think about inside jokes or memories that you may have with a friend. A  ...

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I Went to a TEDx Talk Once

After my application was reviewed, I was part of a 70 person audience who had the privilege of listening to speakers from the local Ithaca area. There were a total of 16 speakers and a total of 19 TED talks that we listened to. If you’re wondering how long this conference was, let me tell  ...

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