Music and Trips Around The Emerald Isle

Hello everyone! Here to update you on my adventures here in Ireland! Hard to believe I have been here for a little over a month, and have loved every second of it. Since the last time I checked in I have stepped out of the city life here in Dublin and visited some of the…

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My Favorite Bubblegum

No, I am not going write about my favorite type of bubblegum in this post. Instead I am going to tell you my favorite Bubblegum songs. Bubblegum is a variety of disco native to South Africa. During the 70s and 80s, funk and disco from the U.S. was able to spread its influence across the…

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The Best Record Stores in Johannesburg

Although we have been busy down here in Jo’burg, between touring TV stations and going on safaris, I have still been able to explore the vinyl scene here. Now that vinyl has become a popular mode of music consumption, people have been searching the world for collectable records. With record stores popping up left and…

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The Sound of South Africa

Hello All! My name is Jake Colker, and I am a sophomore at Temple University. If you are reading this blog, you can probably guess that I am studying abroad this summer. You guessed right, dear reader. I am a journalism student who will be traveling to South Africa this summer to participate in Temple’s…

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Brooklyn Bound

New York City is more than Manhattan. Come with me as I explore the borough of Brooklyn!

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A Day in Dublin

Monday, June 18th, 2018 As I’m standing, waiting for the bus on a grey skied afternoon, I’m reflecting on what the past few weeks in Dublin have been like for me. I’m asking myself questions like, “what have I learned,” and “how have I grown as a person,” but I think I’m overthinking it. The…

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Experiencing A City: My Summer in Dublin

Hi everyone! My name is Owen Luebbers and I am so excited to be leaving in a week to live in Dublin for the summer! I am currently a Junior Media Studies and Production major at Temple and cannot wait to spend my summer exploring the streets of Dublin. For the past 14 years I…

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