It’s been what feels like an eternity since I have spewed my stories on the internet. But I’m back and I’m betta. (shoutout to anyone who got that Bryson Tiller reference) Recently someone very dear to me asked me why I don’t blog anymore. And to be honest I didn’t really know why… I like writing. […]Read more "Why we must keep writing"
Which student hasn’t dreamed of traveling abroad? Some dream of spending a summer in South America, teaching in impoverished areas. Others dream of studying a semester abroad in Italy, completing their degree during the week and wine tasting on the weekends. But just like almost everything else in life, these dreams come with a price […]Read more "A Broke Student’s Guide to Traveling Abroad"
After spending nights at airports, flying for 32 hours and traveling to different countries around the world I have learned that there are certain items that are crucial to handling the airport like a boss. Portable Chargers- Truly genius inventions. These little gizmos were made for workaholics who are always plugged into their phones and travelers who […]Read more "Handling the Airport Like a Boss"
I write this with a heavy heart. Have you ever study abroad or lived abroad then come back to your country only to find days where you long that other place? Well that is me today. It has been 2 weeks since I came back from South Africa and I still feel like I don’t […]Read more "Coming Back to America: Reverse Culture Shock"
I had the pleasure of seeing the Great White Shark up close and it was easily one of the best experiences of my life! Hands down. With that being said, I don’t understand how people make this apex predator seem like a monster. Yes, it can easily tear your limbs off from left and right […]Read more "Sharks are friends, not food. Or enemies."
My hike up the St. Blaize Trail through the eyes of Adamastor, the legendary Greek god of the Cape of Storms. Centuries ago the almighty Zeus turned me into the jagged ridge of the Cape peninsula as punishment for flirting with Nymph, his beloved Princess of the Wave. So in other words he punished me […]Read more "On the trails we blaze: Cape of Good Hope"
As a traveler there are just some things that make you want to punch people in the face whether it’s at the airport or at home. The offender can be anyone from a total stranger to the person sitting next to you on the plane to your friend. To prevent annoying a traveller you must […]Read more "The Irks and Quirks of a Traveler"