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Nye Magiske Øyeblikk i Norge

1994 is a year Norway will never forget, but most young people around the world have no connection to that year, either they were not born yet, or they were very young. 1994 is the year Norway hosted the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. I recently got to experience the atmosphere in Lillehammer, and let me say it is a small city with big hopes. Much of the city is built with the Olympics in mind, which came useful last year, as Lillehammer once again got to host the Winter Olympics, […]

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Ireland Update

Three weeks ago today, I was just leaving Minnesota to start my adventure in Ireland. And what an adventure it has been! I’ve met some great people, seen some marvelous landscapes, and spent too much money (mostly on food…). Of course, I miss home and everything that encompasses! But I’m not here to waste time away, so FaceTime, Google Hangouts, iMessage, and all other social media will have to do. The weather here is as expected: cloudy, rainy, windy. However, the couple days that we have gone out on trips, […]

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Ecuador Calling!

Guess what, guys? I have a study abroad blog (like everyone and their sister). My perspective is a bit different than the other blogs, though. Lots of people in my family have BEEN abroad, mostly for military service, but I’m the only one out of my extended family (think first cousins, parents, parents’ siblings, grandparents, grandparents’ siblings) to spend an extended period of time in another country for study. My parents were both first-generation college students, and the majority of the rest of my family did not complete bachelors degrees. […]

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