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Would You Like Fries With That? : Coping with Reverse Culture Shock

August 14th, 2011 by Cherié

“Hello, how can I help you?” the woman behind the counter said in a perky voice, she was a tall woman in her twenties with her long blond hair pulled back, tucked underneath her visor hat. I ordered Chicken Nuggets, and she asked me “do you want the four pieces, six pieces or eight pieces, […]

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New Years Resolutions: 2011

January 2nd, 2011 by Cherié

Another year has flown by- what have we all accomplished this year? Well I know one thing, I broke every single one of my last New Years resolutions for 2010. Now, it’s 2011. Everyone says “Maybe I should make a resolution to not have a new years resolution” But, I think they have their own […]

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Sail Away With Me..

December 23rd, 2010 by Cherié

In a couple of weeks, I will embark on a life-changing #RTW trip with the Semester at Sea study abroad program and I couldn’t be any more excited. When I first heard about it, the idea stuck in my travel obsessed brain. I started college, worked incredibly hard towards a good GPA in order to […]

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Bittersweet Lowdown

December 18th, 2010 by Cherié

My life has never been normal – in fact, what is normal? It is jam packed with adventure, drama, love, and did I mention more drama? I have gone through things that would make you cringe, and make you scream. If I told you the stories from my life so far, your jaws would drop. […]

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On the Town in New York City

July 15th, 2010 by Cherié

Ever since I was little girl, I loved watching musicals so it comes to no surprise that “On the Town” with Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra would be one of my favorite films. In the beginning three sailors are on leave, however they only have 24 hours to see the city… In a way I […]

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Deaf Travelbee takes flight- Pre #TBEX

June 22nd, 2010 by Cherié

Airports are daunting places- chaotic, crowded and frankly quite insane. Being Deaf, it can be overwhelming, frustrating just to get to the gate. I always traveled with a friend or a family member; they always helped me get through the security lines, let me know what was being said over the speakers, or when it […]

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A New York State of Mind- getting ready for #TBEX

June 22nd, 2010 by Cherié

Someone on Twitter once said #Tbex10 was the Travel Bloggers Woodstock- in a way it is. Travelers all around the world are taking a break from their travels, and are heading to New York City for a travel blogger conference on June 26-27th. TBEX’10 stands for Travel Blog Exchange 2010 and this is their second […]

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The World Cup and Me

June 21st, 2010 by Cherié

6 am, bright eyed and I am ready to go to the airport. It just so happens, it is the opening games of the World Cup series. South Africa would be playing against Mexico; first match out of many. I knew I had to get ready to leave, but I couldn’t pry myself from the […]

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