Being uncomfortable is inevitable when going to different countries, especially places like China or Korea. If you come into these situations knowing that it is going to be different and that you are there to learn
Cows were scary at the beginning of the semester, but now they look like this to me!
Since being in Israel, I’ve had the opportunity to increase my cultural knowledge and navigational skills in many ways.
Holi is my favorite holiday and time of the year
Chinese New Year!
My favorite class so far has been Managing Enterprises in China
For vegetarians, living in India is an absolute paradise
In my previous post about cultural shock and letting go, what I truly wanted to point out all of the little moments and things in Manpial. These "little things" helped me adjust to daily life quite quickly!
As a food lover, I have come to realize that India’s food culture is utterly complex. Depending on the region, the city and the cook, you will find differences and nuances in how the same dish is prepared. In Pune, I have dabbled in the unknown world of street food, grown accustomed and attached to my host-mother’s nightly cooking routine, and even learned a thing or two about the art of bargaining for fresh fruits and vegetables.
We took the road (slightly) less traveled in the course of the week, visiting Lijiang, a Bai village, Shaxi, Tiger Leaping Gorge, and Shangrila