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Same Language, Different Meaning

In Communicating, London, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Michael Frazier2 Comments

“On the exotic” was such a great read. I resonate with Flaubert’s misplaced identity (I believe I have ancestors in Japan—or maybe Korea). I also resonated with his disdain for the overly orderliness of Europe. While British mannerism can be cold, passive, and uptight at times, I do see a conglomeration of identities in London. Even by looking at the …

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Vorrei…

In Florence, Communicating, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Drew Kohl1 Comment

I am living in a homestay with one roommate and a wonderful “homestay mom” named Stefania. Stefania is so great; she makes us dinner every night, has cool friends, stays out later than me on the weekends, and has awesome clothes. She is really helpful with any questions we have and explains things about Florence that we just don’t know. …