This photo accurately sums up my absolute awe for the natural beauties of Western Australia. Although much of my experience in Perth, Western Australia consisted of the beach, studying, and being enveloped by my residence’s ominous planned activities, I was fortunate enough to embark on a ten-day road trip spanning from Perth all the way […]
For spring break, five of us took advantage of cheap flights and spent some time traveling around Scotland! This was one of our first days in Glasglow after spending almost a week in Edinburgh.
Mathematics is a special discipline in that one’s culture and upbringing rarely affects its content. A historical account can be shaped by your nationality, your interpretation of a novel can be affected by your race, and even the observations you make in a scientific experiment can be affected by your cultures (albeit fields like physics […]
“Everybody has a backstory. For example, though I am currently living in France and adapting myself to the ways of the French, I still like listening to alt-j and watching Parks and Rec while I get ready to walk the half a mile to school each morning. Everyone I am encountering here also has a […]
During my very long winter break, I expressed a desire to my family to go on a hike, like we used to when we went on vacation. Once in Japan, I decided to act on this desire (just without my family) and had what was probably the single most enjoyable day on my entire trip […]
At the end of last month, my friend Mariah and I flew off to London for nine days of seriously, SERIOUSLY jam-packed exploring. We saw Buckingham Palace, celebrated the arrival of a very royal baby (free flags! old men dancing!), ate fish and chips, crossed Abbey Road, investigated (har, har) Baker Street, and did the […]
This photo was snapped by a fellow Willamette student during my favorite weekend abroad. We had set out on a mission to climb Mt. Cook, however the weather was not in our favor. By the time we drove the five hours to get to the trailhead, the weather at the hut was so bad that […]