Some choices feel important even when they are not detrimental to your future. For me, choosing what wine I will buy or the type of workout I am going to do that day feels important. It is important (to me). … Continue reading Digital Nomads – rise and shine.
It happened in Ireland. It happened in Spain. It happened in Mexico. Leaving behind everything that makes you feel safe and comfortable, pushing your boundaries across the world, and experiencing both culture shock and reverse culture shock…Those are all things … Continue reading Globetrotter Anxiety: what you don’t see on Instagram
“Honey, That’s not an adventure, that’s an odyssey.” I remembered Ismael’s words as soon as I arrived in Bologna, Italia (right after spending the night at Madrid Barajas Airport). I had told him about that time I backpacked Ireland by myself without making hostel reservations because, “When I travel, who knows where I will want to go, and what I will end up doing! It is an adventure!” He insists I should always have a place where I can at least die at each night. 🙂 On this particular autumn night at Barajas Airport I was just one out of dozens of people lying … Continue reading What Was Once Just A Dream
“MY HEART IS OVERJOYED” is an understatement! An overflowing wave of excitement sent me in a screaming fit twice this year. The first time, it happened on April 13th. The auspicious day I was accepted in the Teach Abroad program … Continue reading The thing that makes your heart race.
If you were sitting across from my desk right now, you’d probably see me as a calm and collected young lady working on something really serious. If you thought that, you would be VERY wrong. I am far from calm and collected! I am freaking out! I feel like there are hundreds of fireworks in my brain. Colorful, joyful and explosive. Adventure. Travel. New beginnings. Places I have never been, people I have never met. LIFE. Just a couple hours ago I clicked “Book Flight.” I have traveled alone before. But I have always family and friends…familiar faces. Trips that … Continue reading Let’s go somewhere.