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Kayla Kiteley
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In my Twenties, a student, a traveler, a book reader http://abookofmaps.blogspot.ca/
In my Twenties, a student, a traveler, a book reader http://abookofmaps.blogspot.ca/

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Aquariums of Pyongyang by Kang Chol-Hwan and Pierre Rigoulot
Since I am living in South Korea, I decided that it would be good to educate myself on the issues that are in the society. One of those being refugees from North Korea. There is quite a number of them actually and some have written books about their experie...

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A Historical Trip: Visiting the Korean Demilitarized Zone | Explore Korea
I have been reading a couple books lately on refugees who have escaped North Korea, as well as a short history book on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). I did not know too much about the Korean War before coming here. I knew that Canada was involved under a UN ...

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Book Review: Girl in Translation by
I saw this book on one of the sales tables in the bookstore I used to work in and was very much intrigued by the title and the cover. I think the colour is beautiful and vibrant and I really liked the title because I was about to move to a new place where I...

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Book Review: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling is one of my favourite people. I just find her so refreshing and relatable that I can't help but be obsessed with her. I reviewed her first book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (don't worry its a short review) and I loved it. I was so excit...

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Roman Ruins in Jordan | Explore Jordan: Jerash and Amman
During my 5 week stay in Israel with a volunteer organization, we got one week of independent travel. I stayed at a hostel in Jerusalem called Abraham Hostel. They offer great tours and so I booked about 3 or 4. One of them was a two day trip to Jordan! It ...

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Chateau d'Amboise | Explore France
This is my last post on France for a while. The last time I was there was in 2013 and I had booked a tour for a week. I spent the previous two weeks in Belgium taking an interactive course on the European Parliament for my degree. I really wanted to experie...

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Teaching English Abroad: How to Begin, Getting a TEFL Certificate and Qualifications Needed
I am moving to South Korea! I have been offered a job teaching English and I am very excited to begin this new adventure. I thought it would be helpful to start a series of posts to help anyone who was thinking of teaching English abroad, not just in Korea ...

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Book Review | Under The Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
I'll admit that I watched the movie before I read the book. I absolutely adored the movie. It is one of my favourites. I really wanted to read the book and this past summer I found a copy in a used bookstore. I was under the impression that they would be si...

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Would You Rather: Travel Edition #4
Welcome to another round of Would You Rather: Travel Edition. As usual, these questions (which by the way are sometimes very difficult to answer) come from Shane who blogs at Sea Salt Scrubs. Here we go... Visit Hogwarts   OR  Narnia ? Hogwarts. I like Narn...

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