The worldwide Augustana College experience

Hello, Tokyo!

HI!  I’m writing to you from the Tokyo Narita International Airport!  Here’s what I’ve been up to the last 24 hours: After watching the fireworks at Kirkwood with friends and family, I headed home for about 3 hours of sleep before being awoken at 3:10am by my mother saying “Katrina, time to go to Singapore!”  [...]

Packing by the numbers

1156- Pictures my camera can hold 438- Songs on my mp3 player (hope the people around me on the plane like to sing as much as I do!) 129- Pages in my Singapore travel guide

The “Four Days Left!” Frenzy!

Hello again! We’re getting close; only four days left until I fly out of Chicago headed for Singapore. I have been so busy at camp, that I have barely had time to think about the trip, and definitely no time to pack or get nervous. There is still so much I need to get done [...]

Less than a month left!

Hello all! I know you’ve all been anxiously awaiting my next post, so worry no more!  Here it is! I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what exactly I’m going to be doing in Thailand, how I got involved with this program, and why the heck I picked to go to this country, of [...]

Fish and Ants?

I’ve been thinking for awhile about what I wanted to put in my first blog post about my upcoming trip to Bangkok, Thailand.  I wanted it to be profound, well thought-out, insightful, inspiring, and thought-provoking.  I wanted it to begin with anything but, “I’ve been thinking for awhile about what I wanted to put in [...]