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31 Dec | Joelle Scott | No Comments

2015

  The last couple days we visited four fascinating temples; The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Wat Chakrawat. When visiting a temple in Thailand as a woman, it is essential to cover your shoulders and legs. What has really surprised me so far in Bangkok is how religion is such a vibrant part of …

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28 Dec | Joelle Scott | No Comments

When in Bangkok

“Same same, but different. This Thailish T-shirt philosophy sums up Bangkok, a city where the familiar and the exotic collide like the flavors on a plate of pàt tai.” Bangkok embraces an element of fun, or should I say sà·nùk. From bargaining in the marvelous markets, to ordering some type of mysterious food, there is …

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27 Dec | Mandy Valentine | No Comments

First Night in Bangkok!

Tonight is the first night in Bangkok– and it has already been an adventure. First off, my name is Mandy and I’m from Cincinnati, Ohio. I have flown alone before but have never left the country by myself (or at all for that matter). I was extremely nervous flying 12 hours to Japan and then …

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27 Dec | Rachel Young | No Comments

Chasing Daylight

Hi all! My name is Rachel Young and I am a senior Photography major at Columbia. I was born in Tokyo, Japan and have a huge passion for Eastern Culture. It has been a year and a half since i’ve been back to Asia and it will be my first visit to Thailand! I began …

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26 Dec | Kelsey Alcantara | No Comments

I’m Ready To Go

Getting ready for one of the biggest adventures of my life is quite the stressor. There is so much to do and the time keeps shrinking. I have never really been anywhere outside the United States besides Canada, so this is completely new territory.  I have no idea what to pack, I have always been …

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24 Dec | Joelle Scott | No Comments

First Post!

I will start off by introducing myself, I’m Joelle Scott, and I am a senior at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. Home is in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and tomorrow I will be 19hrs away in beautiful Thailand embarking on a trip of a lifetime! I am getting all my things packed up as I go …

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