This afternoon I discovered that Catholic influenced Zacatecan manners and Islamic influenced Moroccan manners do not get along. How did I learn this? Because I apparently offended a fruit vendor yesterday and I didn’t realize it until today. So how exactly did this offense happen? Yesterday some classmates decided to go eat lunch at Ifrane’s… Continue reading How I Accidentally Offended A Fruit Vendor
When you live in rural Kansas, just going to the nearest city is a journey. As a result, traveling to a country across the Atlantic Ocean is like going to the moon. And because it takes forever to get anywhere, making it to Morocco was one heck of a journey. 2 1/2 days to be… Continue reading One Long Journey to Ifrane, Morocco
My study abroad plans were in limbo due to Turkey’s failed coup. My program wasn’t cancelled, but I did make the decision to withdraw. However, thanks to ISEP and the Department of State, my study abroad plans won’t be canceled. After the coup I contacted ISEP in order to figure out what to do. They… Continue reading Saved by ISEP and the DoS
I’m positive my mother wants to smother me with a pillow. Finally, after months of paperwork, I will be studying abroad in Turkey for Fall 2016. Which means that I have been talking about Turkey non-stop since this March. [I actually still have more paperwork to fill out. But, the most anxiety inducing stuff has… Continue reading The Countdown to Turkey!