In my Neighborhood, Asuncion, Paraguay

I started a new blog post Friday — LAST Friday — and then it got all long and academic. So to spare you my musings on intercultural intensity factors, at least until I make it more palatable, here’s a walk around my neighborhood instead. I actually work at the teacher training branch of the CCPA…

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Listening is hard work: week two as an ELF in Paraguay

I made it through another week! I won’t bore you with my long list of accomplishments during week two, but if you’re dying to know, it does involve figuring out how to write my address and pay my rent. Yay me! You can read about week one’s excitement here. Yesterday, while decompressing from many hours…

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Top 3 Reasons you MUST keep your passport up-to-date (3 of 3)

English teachers at breakfast

One of the difficult things about travel is connection, being far away from all that is familiar and loved. So you might wonder why the third thing I love about travel is: 3. Connection In our normal routine, we sometimes forget strangers exist. Being a competent and pretty independent person, I can go about my…

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