Tag: Travel

Notes From the Road: Amman, Jordan

As my fourth day in Amman, Jordan unwinded I felt a strong desire to reflect upon my time thus far in this dynamic country. Though a self-proclaimed “Global Citizen” my experience with international travel is quite limited. I was born in Kinshasa, Congo and my family moved to Dallas, Texas at age six, but I have yet to travel outside the continental…

Mariel Kanene Jordan On The Road Amman AAOP

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2014 In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for AAOP’s blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,100 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Attractions in 2014…

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48 hours in Paris, France

I stopped in Paris, France for a few days on my way back to the states from Italy. I absolutely love Paris! The beauty and atmosphere of the city is unmatchable. I spent my first full day exploring and window shopping. It is more expensive than Italy, and on a student budget, I could not…

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Summer Abroad: Rome, Italy

I had the amazing opportunity to intern in Rome, Italy this summer with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). As a graduate student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, I was able to apply to the Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Internship Program (ANRP) and…

AAOP Italy An Art of Perspective

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