8 Dos and Don’ts of Eating With A Moroccan Host Family

Don’t: Eat too fast. You might stuff yourself with the first course. You finally stop eating, and your host mom removes the dish… Only to bring in the second course. Uh-oh. You’ve pulled an American, and now you’ll have to just keep eating. Which is not such a bad thing, really.

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An American in Morocco: Pre-Departure to Rabat…

In just four days, I will be leaving the US en route to spend a semester in Rabat, Morocco!Marhaban, Maroc.This will be the beginning of my biggest journey yet. Morocco is an uncharted territory in my mind, full of mysterious traditions and culture. I am open-minded and ready to experience the culture shock that I … Continue reading An American in Morocco: Pre-Departure to Rabat…

It’s Weird Watching US Crises From Overseas

In the time I have been in Australia (approx 7 weeks) there have been: two nationally-newsworthy shootings the Syria debate a government shutdown From within the Sydney program, news spreads rumor-like by word-of-mouth. There's a different kind of need to talk about it, a responsibility to share information with your peers when you're together in … Continue reading It’s Weird Watching US Crises From Overseas