9/11: Never Forget

Today marks the 18th anniversary since the September 11 attacks in the United States. Every year, Americans pay tribute to the nearly 3000 lives lost in the terrorist attacks, whether by making a trip to memorial sites for loved ones or taking a moment of silence at school or at work to remember those who …

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day, USA! July 4th is the day to celebrate the country's separation from England in 1776 (although technically, the exact date is disputed, as some people claim that the "real" independence day is a few days after, or even over a month later). It's the day when people get the day off from …

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A Week in Los Angeles (Food Edition, Part 2)!

Hello, hello! Last week, I wrote a post about my food adventures during my first week back home, after returning from Europe. I was craving a ton of particular dishes that, while accessible in Europe, simply weren't done justice compared with those in the melting pot city of Los Angeles itself. That said, this post will showcase my …

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Things I Miss (and Don’t Miss) About France

Bonjour! It has been three weeks since I have returned to the United States, and I am definitely feeling the withdrawals of being in France, let alone in Europe. Really, those past eight months of living, working, and traveling on my own changed me- and I'm not being dramatic! Spending time abroad, meeting new people, …

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