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Amsterdam Canals

Will’s First Northern European Steps

After two days of traveling, from Charlotte, NC to Toronto, where we sat and waited with all our bags for 6 hours for the Iceland Air check-in counter to open, and then to Amsterdam via Reykjavik, where we quickly bought a sandwich before boarding, we finally arrived to the beautiful capital of my country. The
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Road Tripping USA

2014: Year of the Road Trip

The United States of America: Land of the Road Trip Now that I am about to leave New Orleans, I have started looking back on my time in the United States. With a new journey already knocking on the door, I figured that a report on my USA adventures is long overdue. So, here it
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Effect of language immersion on the brain

Language immersion vs. life-long language learning: We are never too old to train our brain!

There is more and more evidence out there to support the beneficial effects bilingualism has on the human brain. Therefore, the importance of learning languages simply cannot be stressed enough. For years now, I have been telling my students how important it is to learn another language, but also to keep practicing it. I have just
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Ignorance is bliss?

I don’t have a clue. Do you?

It’s true. I don’t have a clue.  There. I said it. But are we even allowed to say such a thing in today’s society? Society The sky is the limit, pretending you are all that is the norm, and complaining is sooo 2014. When practically the first thing you are asked in a conversation with
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Can you believe 2015 is here? Happy New Year!

Hi folks! I honestly wouldn’t even know how to start this post… There has been a silence on my part for so long, that I have gotten to the point where I am quite unsure how to break it. So here goes nothing. I could say I have been busy designing my new website. (Which
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Open your heart

Responsible little girl, let your heart unfurl…

I fight, I kick, I hurt, I try. Why don’t you see me, why? I scream, I beg, I fear, I cry. Why don’t you hear me, why? Silly little girl, why don’t you see? You are struggling unnecessarily. When there’s no need to feel alone or sad, You make yourself feel so bad. Your
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