9 things I Wish I Knew Coming in as an International Student

If the point of this list is for you to learn from my mistakes, I suppose I’ll have to tell you what they are…even though some are embarrassing. Even though I hate to admit them out loud.

In Pictures: Seven Cities From Above

1. Paris, France Taken from the Eiffel Tower 276 m / 905 ft  2. Singapore, Singapore Taken from Marina Bay Sands 206 m / 679 ft 3. Osaka, Japan Taken from Swissotel Nankai 23rd floor  4. Berlin, Germany Taken from the Fernsehturm (the Berlin TV Tower) 368 m / 1,207 ft 5. Nairobi, Kenya Taken from…

5 Things I’ve Learned Are Okay When You Travel

The mere fact that you are there, breathing the air of a foreign place and looking around and seeing people and buildings and trees who speak a different way of life than you is incredible enough.