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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 4/6 VIETNAM

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 28, 2015 | Category : Adelaide Uni, Filming, Ho Chi Minh City, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Norwood Morialta High School, Parents, Students, Vietnam

The flight to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam was smooth and the crew on Vietnam Air were very pleasant. Before long we were landing in Ho Chi Minh City for the very first time! The sun was setting as our plane landed. We were quite happy that we actually got on...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 4

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 14, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Stephen Says, Students, Videos

The flight from Shijiazhuang was smooth and along the way we thought about how pleasant our experience had been with such a nice family. If you ever have the chance to experience this for yourself with your own Homestay student’s family then do so and hopefully it will be just as rewarding for...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 3

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 1, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, University of SA

It was a huge surprise and delight to see Fuqiang’s family members waiting for us as at the Shijiazhuang arrival hall! Father Mother and cousin as well as Fuqiang. The warmth and generosity we felt coming from them was wonderful and quite overwhelming. His mum reached out to present me with a...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 2

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 29, 2015 | Category : China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, Videos

Roger treated us to all sorts of Cantonese cuisine at lunch, just see these pictures, now we had enough fuel in our bellies to last us the whole day!   To hear Fuqiang’s voice on Rodger’s phone in China was quite remarkable. Not only was it the first time I was hearing it...

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THE FILMING OF ‘6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 1

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 19, 2015 | Category : China, Filming, Herbei, Home-sickness, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students

We left Busan feeling like we could have spent more time researching and filming there. Waiting at Gimhae airport the announcement came that our plane to Shanghai would be delayed till further notice. By then I was so tired after having had very little sleep the night before on that hard...

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FILMING OF 6NORTH 2/6 BUSAN/SOUTH KOREA

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 13, 2015 | Category : Busan, Business ideas, Filming, Gimhae, Home-sickness, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Peach Air, South Korea, Students, Videos

Prior to traveling to Busan if you had asked me ‘Where is Busan?’ I wouldn’t have been able to give you an answer. But on the other hand, if you had asked me about Seoul then immediately I would have said that it is the capital of South Korea! Well...

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FILMING OF ‘6NORTH’ Part 1/6 Kyoto/Japan

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 4, 2015 | Category : Business ideas, Filming, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Japan, Kansai, Kyoto, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Osaka, Parents, Students

Welcome to my blog 1 of 6. Each week this blog will describe my journey through each of the 6 countries featured in my documentary 6North. But, not all of the information will be revealed. The blog will give you an insight into the differences of each culture and the student’s...

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My Latest Host Family/Homestay Experience Part 2

By: | 2 Comments | On: August 18, 2013 | Category : Cooking tips, Fusion Foods, Health, International Schools, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Students

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 here’s Part 2.  Just recently I said goodbye to my Japanese student who came to live with us for a week. This study tour from Japan was a small group and the group of students were hand-picked to represent in the best Japanese students...

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My Latest Host Family/Homestay Experience Part 1

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 6, 2013 | Category : Cooking tips, Fusion Foods, International Schools, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Students

Hi there, I am pleased to announce that I am gathering momentum with personal growth as a blogger! This is my first time blogging. 🙂 I feel passionate about everyday topics because that’s the way I am and I want to discuss them with others who also have similar interests....

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