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From the Blog

Wondering what it's really like to be at The University of Findlay? Follow our bloggers and read—and sometimes listen and watch—their experiences. Real Oilers. Real stories. Real life.

Footprints

Assigned to seat #12 for a one-day round trip bus excursion between Saigon and the heart of the MeKong Delta, Vietnam provided plenty of...

Neverland or The Netherlands?

First off, I would like to make you all aware that I am going to crash as soon as I return home, because I...

It’s Not Honey?

Honey is a healthy nutritious food from bees. Paired with dates most folks could live contentedly into old age on such a diet. The delicious...

HaLong Bay, Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam

Surrounded by the velvety green waters of HaLong Bay is a vast collection of sculptured limestone pillars.   The megaliths appear as if centurions on duty patiently bearing witness to...

Nga’s Second Letter

Good Morning Marie!

Thank you for opening the door to my memories!

I believe memory is a medicine that helps us focus on who we are...

I Never Thought I Would Experience Culture Shock

I have started my third week in Belgium, and I am very, very happy here.

I am astounded that a place I have lived for...

Nga’s Letter – Growing Up Along the Red River

 

On Jun 3, 2015, at 22:38, Thanh Nga Hoang wrote:

Good Morning Marie!

I’ve just read your blog about your amazing experience in Vietnam!

Maybe you don’t know...

The Red River, Hanoi

 

The Red River, even in the light haze of early morning, is clearly visible from a window high above central Hanoi. Similar to the...

Finding Things (and Getting Lost)

I have survived my first week in Belgium!

I have tried foods and drinks and modes of transportation I had never tried before. Some of...

The Little Dancer at the Diamond Plaza

The Diamond Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City, District One, is a favorite meeting place for city folk, tourists and temporary residents, exchange students...

USSH-UF Exchange Scholars Face to Face

Lunch at La Rotonde Saigon, a short taxi ride from the USSH campus, brought together five USSH – UF Exchange participants: Binh, Phuong, Nga, Marie...

My new home (and let the life lessons begin!)

After my longest travel journey (ever), I am officially moved into my apartment in Belgium! Bif and I are sharing a room, and have...

Mazza Museum at the American Center

 

At the Mazza Museum, Findlay, Ohio, USA, an impressive collection of original art from children’s picture books continues to stimulate the mind, excite the imagination and trigger...

THE ‘WALKING STREET’

Viet Nam News: The English Language Daily

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Following front page world news and national news on pages 2 and 3, readers will...

Saigon Today

Until the seventeenth century, when it became part of Vietnam, Saigon was a small port town belonging to the Kingdom of Cambodia.  In 1975, with its fall to...