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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

One of the greatest benefits to living in Chapel Hill is its centralized location – midway along the east coast and in the heart of North Carolina. Chapel Hill is only a 4 hour drive from Washington, DC and a 6 hour drive from Atlanta. Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is a 20 minute drive or 1 hour bus ride from Chapel Hill, and taxi service is available 24 hours a day. A non-stop flight out of RDU will get you to New York City, Chicago or Miami in less than two hours. Amtrak trains also serve the east coast, with lines to Charlotte, Atlanta, DC, New York and other popular destinations. North Carolina is unique in having beautifully preserved mountains Read More

Back for Mod IV

Spring Break: No sand or sea, but a great party… While everybody was getting a break from schoolwork and was either relaxing on the beach or trying to catch the last snow (some did), I was putting the last touches to my wedding preparation. My fiancée and I flew to Haiti just a week before the wedding. Although a good deal of the planning was already done, there was still a plenty of work to complete, even in order to have the small and simple ceremony we both wanted. Between running from the priest to the decorator, from the caterer to the photograph, we had a car accident that could have been serious were we not lucky. The whole front Read More

Views from second year

This post coincides with the end of Mod 3 and the beginning of my last spring break ever. That also means I have exactly two months before returning to the real world to doing grown-up stuffs again. While I’m excited about the prospects of returning to an exciting career (and definitely earning some income), I’m not so excited about leaving this great informal lifestyle I’ve grown accustomed to in the last two year. The reality though is that the journey that started with ASW in June 2006 is gradually coming to an end. I checked my calendar recently and realized it’s filled will a lot of tasks related to planning my graduation, housing/relocation planning, making multiple travel arrangements and having Read More