Checklist for your next trip to Cape Town

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Summer after freshman year, back in 2019, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Cape Town, South Africa. I spent six weeks immersing myself in local attractions and the natural beauty of the city. The balance between nature, sea and city life reminded me of familiar cities on the coast such as San Francisco and port cities on the Korean peninsula, yet the South African culture and history added a unique, beautiful twist.
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Sweet spots in Switzerland

Eunkyo Jo/Staff

When you hear “Switzerland,” you may think of chocolate, cheese, watches, army knives and the Alps. Switzerland is home to more than 8 million people and is a fantastic vacation destination to many more. Three years ago, I got to visit my older sister, who is currently studying in Zurich. She showed me some of the major attractions back then, and now, after living in Switzerland for a few years, my sister has found more favorites and sweet spots in Switzerland. I asked her a few questions on her favorite places and recommendations around Switzerland so that when you get a chance to visit, you have an idea of what to do.
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Photo of Machu Picchu in Peru

Why you need to go to Peru

I spent the summer of 2018 river rafting, gawking in awe at Machu Picchu and enjoying some exotic cherimoya cake in a quaint cafe overlooking the beach.
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Photo of fireworks

Celebrating festa major in Barcelona

Each town in Catalonia celebrates its own festa major, or “major festival,” every year. We got to experience the festivities of La Garrinada, the festa major hosted by my friend’s hometown of Argentona. The festival traditionally lasts for four days in the first week of August. 
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