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Things to Know About Couchsurfing

An Interview with my First Host Couchsurfing. Sure, I’ve heard the word before and known such a thing existed, but it wasn’t until about a month ago that I took a serious look at it. Although I no longer have a permanent home in the Philippines, I have been returning to the islands frequently and… Continue reading Things to Know About Couchsurfing

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Picking up a Language Abroad: Dos and Don’ts

Whether you're planning a vacation, preparing for a business trip, or possibly relocating to a foreign country, here are my best tips on how to learn a language fast, before your trip and while abroad. Let's start with what not to do. Having lived in the Philippines for eight years and speaking shamefully little of… Continue reading Picking up a Language Abroad: Dos and Don’ts