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What I Ate: Iconic Eats

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday… It’s my birthday! This year I’m celebrating with some of my favorite and most iconic “eats” around the world. When one thinks of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower… and a macaron. When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben… and fish ‘n chips.… Continue reading What I Ate: Iconic Eats

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Fun Times in Tokyo

Originally published on 27 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer living and working abroad in Japan! And now I’m back from Tokyo! The train ride there was quite a feat. It took 7 1/2 hours and 4 train changes with only 3 to 8 minutes etween… Continue reading Fun Times in Tokyo

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Going Away Party

Originally published on 23 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer living and working abroad teaching English in Japan! Wow, there’s so much to say about the past 2 days! At work yesterday (after having a week to cool off from the incident with Yuri, it wasn’t… Continue reading Going Away Party

Japan · Uncategorized

Train Travel to Nagoya

Originally published on 29 May 2006. This blog post is part of a larger series about my first ever trip abroad–solo to Japan! Well, hello once again! The trip to Nagoya was ok. I feel pretty accomplished for taking the train and all that all by myself, but I was disappointed in myself for not venturing… Continue reading Train Travel to Nagoya

Indonesia · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat on Bali

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! Today we’re talking all about the exotic foods of Bali! So, what do the Balinese eat for breakfast? Check it out: You guessed it–rice and noodles! They also offered America-style breakfast with eggs, bacon, sausage, bagels, cereal, French toast, etc., but you know I like to try the local fare wherever… Continue reading What to Eat on Bali