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What I Love about Translation

Do you have a skill that you recognize is actually rather difficult but you’re really great at and love doing? That’s translation for me. Translation lies at the intersection of foriegn language, culture, and writing. If you don’t know any of the language or culture of the language you’re translating from, you won’t understand the text and its nuances. If you’re not a skilled writer, … Continue reading What I Love about Translation

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Things I Didn’t Know Were On My Bucket List: Study Abroad Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I don’t exactly have a “bucket list.” My fear of not completing my goals keeps me from making goals that I’m not sure I can accomplish. There are, however, times in my life where I’ve looked around and realized that I was living a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, something that would definitely be on my bucket list if I had … Continue reading Things I Didn’t Know Were On My Bucket List: Study Abroad Edition

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The Prison of Travel

A few months ago, Josh and I did an episode of our podcast, Overrated/Underrated, about what we like and don’t like about travel. When that episode went live, my awesome blogging buddy, Bill, reached out to me and said that he would love to write a collaboration post about travel. He sent me this quote about Switzerland (from this article) that had absolutely inspired him … Continue reading The Prison of Travel