A few of the things I've learned and gained from living abroad in London
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What I’ve Gained From Living in a Foreign Country

So far, I’ve lived in 5 states and 3 different countries, including the United States. The first time I left Alaska, I was 14 and moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. The idea of it leaving an ice box for paradise had sent me over the moon, but starting fresh wasn’t full of sunshine and butterflies. Even …

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Growing up in Alaska

PHOTOS: Torie Howdeshell Everyone I meet nowadays is asking me where I’m from, and it’s becoming harder and harder to answer because ‘America’ doesn’t really cut it. Born and raised in the heart of Alaska would make it the most feasible answer, but I left Alaska over years ago and if you’ve talked to me …

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An Excerpt from New York (or… America in general)

Oh yes. This is the big one. The empire, where you do what you want, where your dreams come true. It’s the land of opportunity. The land of the free! Said Trump. New York city is a mosh pit of diversity and millions of people clawing their way up the ladder. Everyone wants to come …

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What Americans Can Expect in Europe

What do you think of when you think of Europe? Is it France? Spain? Germany? I think most people tend to think of a specific country, but let me tell you, they’re all very very different. The one thing I can say is that Europe as a whole is much more different from U.S. than …

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Why You Should (and shouldn’t be afraid to) Travel Alone

Traveling all on your own can seem pretty daunting. Heck, traveling to a foreign country in general is terrifying. But let me tell you, traveling by yourself is one of the amazing experiences you’ll ever have. Guaranteed. A lot of people hear the words “alone” and hit some sort of wall before they can do …

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