Archive for August, 2010

Up, Up, and Away to Florence!

The plane ride to florence for a semester!

End of Orientation

So today was the last day of the three day orientation, and what a trip it has been. Flying out to Tokyo is a 14 hour plane ride from DC, and it was pretty bad. Afterwards, I had about 30 minutes to make my connecting flight to Nagoya, which included going through customs, collecting my […]

Already in Heidelberg

Hello. I finally got internet in my room tonight!! I was afraid it would never happen. I also feared my computer here would never be able to charge again but my (new!) friend Sarah loaned me an adapter that seems to be working. So anyways, I guess I could have been writing sooner but somehow […]


Ah, I’m not very good with titles. You’ll have to forgive me… Anyway, it’s a pleasure to meet all of you! My name is Jasmine. I’m a sophomore here at Gustavus and I’ll be spending my year abroad in Japan attending Nanzan University with IES abroad. I’m leaving on Friday, but being the pro procrastinator […]

Russia Bound

The fact that I leave for Russia tomorrow is kind of surreal.  I’m in the process of packing and trying to remember everything that I’ll need.  I mean, it’s not necessarily easy to pack everything that I want/need for 9 months into 2 suitcases and a carry-on bag.  I guess I will just pack and […]