The Slow Progression to the End

Previously on Jaxs Needs a Break: “Welcome to a chaotic post about everything I’ve been doing,” *hiking,* *amusement parks,* “Wow Busan!!!,” *eats more food* Coming to you live from the cafe Bioh works at (more to come on this place later) and somewhere else because this won’t be finished tonight… Everyone’s favorite host, JACQUELINE HIBBARD!!!!…

Special Episode: Chaos

Coming to you live from a bus in Jeju~~~~ Jacqueline Hibbard!!!! *appropriate theme music ensues* You know those time when you have all the control in the world but also none what so ever? Well that’s where I am. We are in the final countdown, with just about three weeks left of our stay. This…

The Busiest I Have Ever Been

Previously on Jaxs is a True Tourist: “Wow a palace.” “Wow a temple” “That was quite the hike” *Kpop music plays* “Chillin’ with the homies” “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!!!” Jacqueline screams running to her computer. Okay… look… I know… this update is late. Very late. Not that you probably noticed….

Special Episode: The Little Things

I have kept it no secret that my adjustment to life in Korea wasn’t the smoothest. From the moment I arrived, to a few weeks after school started, I was still struggling mentally. So, in this blog I wanted to talk about how I’ve adjusted and gotten through this important time in my life. I…

All the Touristy Chaos

Previously on Jaxs is Now Able to Function: “We are all moved in!!! *has mental breakdown*” “Meet the homies…” “Yay, I got all the classes I wanted!” *starts yet another Disney movie* Coming to you straight from the middle of Ewha Women’s University I-House AB Lounge in the middle of midterms… Well guys, it’s been…

Special Episode: Food

*DISCLAIMER: I Never Claimed to be an ‘Influence-Star‘* Welcome to our first special episode in which I have nothing exciting to tell you all, but instead will talk to you about a random topic. Today we will be talking about the food I have eaten since I’ve been here – or at least what I…

The Storm Before the Calm

Previously on Jacqueline in a State of Anxiety: “Get me out of this room.” *hours on hours of phone calls back home* “To the Charm Hotel we go, freedom here we come.” *meeting with friends* “Daiso is intense.” “Manny!!!” “Why didn’t you tell me I couldn’t get a third PCR before I froze???” Sitting in…

The Perfect Trip Gone Awry

Hello and welcome to my first blog post. I’m your host, Jacqueline Hibbard. In today’s episode we will be discussing how my friend Manny and my trip didn’t go exactly as planned. It was a dark morning at 4AM when Manny and I left for Memphis International along with my parents to make our first…

Focus on the Future: Fall in Ecuador

Zach Allen planned to study abroad in summer 2020 then in spring 2021, but the world had other plans. With travel and entry into Peru and Ecuador restricted due to COVID-19 and universities in Latin America shifting to virtual classes, Allen had to be flexible (and hopeful). Now with his senior year coming up, he…

Eiffel in Love with Paris

While studying at the University of Reading, I got every university student’s dream: a three week spring break. For the first week of this break, I hopped on a nine hour bus ride from London to Paris with my friends Julia, another Rebel, and Gabby, a Canadian Juli and I met at Reading,  to see…