As most of you know by now, I have been selected to intern this summer in South Africa for an environmental journalism and travel writing program. I have always wanted to study abroad but never had the means to do it. And by means I mean MONEY. The little piece of paper that rules my […]Read more "We did it."
New York City is a mixture of present, future, and past. Part of the past that is constant throughout the Big Apple appears in the form of cathedrals and other religious structures. I had time to quickly visit both cathedrals (actually I was able to visit the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and […]Read more "Ethereal Cathedrals"
Passport? Check! After scrambling to find my birth certificate so I could get my passport for South Africa in time, it has arrived in all it’s glory. It’s crazy how giddy as person can get over this little booklet. You want to carry around, show it off to everyone, and post it all over social media. […]Read more "My key to traveling the world!"
As I write this post, I am preparing myself for a bombardment of hate from Disney enthusiasts. So for the beginning of Spring Break one of my good friends and I decided to take a one-day trip to Disneyland from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; we figured that would give us enough time to do […]Read more "Disneyland, the happiest place on earth? Umm no."
When people hear Arizona they think of a desolate, dried up waste land. But I can tell you first hand that some of the most beautiful landscapes belong to the Grand Canyon State. The famous saying goes, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and it applies to nature. Some believe that “beautiful” means […]Read more "A Desert Full of Blooms"
It is that mushy gushy time of year again; Valentine’s Day. Boyfriends run around like a chicken without a head, trying to figure out the “perfect” romantic evening and buying $50 teddy bears that his girlfriend will stuff in her mom’s garage after a month. Single girls post statuses on Facebook about how they […]Read more "An Unorthodox Valentine’s Day"
If you want to go somewhere with plenty of history and a hint of faith, San Juan Capistrano is your place. This is not the first time I have visited my Mom’s hometown but I enjoyed this visit as much as the other. My Mom tells stories about the swallows and how the mission used […]Read more "San Juan Capistrano: a town of history"