Returning Home

Returning home has been an odd experience to say the least. As expected, jet lag has set in (as I fear is evident in this post) and added to the general sense of disorder and confusion which I have been feeling as of recently. Accompanying the jet lag has been the cultural changes which I…

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Appreciative of this Experience

Here we are. It is hard to believe, but it has come down to the final few weeks of my time abroad. In other words, exams are rapidly approaching and my work load is exponentially increasing, given how light my work load was earlier in the semester. Yet I certainly have enjoyed my time here,…

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A Day to Reflect Upon

A Muslim, a Christian, and a Hindu went for a walk. While this might sound like the beginning of a joke or possibly some philosophical conversation in the making, it is actually the beginning of what might possibly be my fondest memory. Recently, the three of us embarked on a lengthy journey through the uncharted…

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Lost in thoughts…and the Big City

Good evening to all of my readers! As those of you who have been following my blog might know (or what you will learn if you are reading for the first time), I recently left the State of Florida to explore the world by continuing my studies at the Queen Mary University of London. However,…

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Queen Mary Pre-Study Abroad Post

Greetings to all of you who are or will be following my blog over the course of this semester! Before I say too much, allow me to give you a little background. My name is Peter Schaefer, and I am currently a senior who is pursuing a degree in economics. I am from just outside…

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