Why are Californians Afraid of Rain?

I recently stumbled upon an article where a 30-year-old man wrote some advice for his 20-year-old self. Within the article, he continuously stressed how important it is for his younger self to travel.  I thought back to when I was debating whether or not studying abroad was something I would be able to do in my college career and I realized how close I was to dismissing the opportunity.
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Culture Shock: Part 1

Culture shock. You’re bound to get it sooner or later while studying abroad. In these past seven weeks I’ve experienced quite a bit of it myself, and so has my friend, Frida.

In this video, Frida and I discuss three main culture shocks: WeChat and blocked websites, taking pictures and staring. But it doesn’t end there! We are constantly being surprised! Continue reading “Culture Shock: Part 1”

An Experience Like No Other

As my study abroad journey continues, I can’t help but to be more and more thankful for what I am experiencing. Not only am I studying at a phenomenal university, I’m also studying in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been.

San Diego continues to surprise me more and more everyday, not only with how beautiful it is, but how much I am learning. My experiences here in San Diego are teaching me valuable like skills, and my knowledge continues to grow. Continue reading “An Experience Like No Other”

Bright Lights And Big Ambitions

I’ve been in San Diego for six weeks now and I still constantly pinch myself to see if this is all real. How can this place be so perfect and I’m here for a whole year.

This weekend a few friends and I headed down to Los Angeles, and what a weekend it was. We spent the first night walking down Hollywood Blvd. As I study Television and Film and aim to be a success in the industry, this was a very surreal moment. Continue reading “Bright Lights And Big Ambitions”

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