Usually I travel to make friends. That is in fact a reason for me TO travel. However, instead of making new friends each time I travel, I have found it is just as rewarding to reconnect with old friends too. After being abroad, some relationships have faded where others have grown stronger and I am … Continue reading On with the old and new: Reconnecting with friends
Well, I survived my first hurricane. Hurricane Irma just pushed her way up through the Caribbean to the west coast of Florida. From what I see south Florida and Key West got the brunt of the storm. The devastation is well…devastating.
I have not been motivated to write on my blog for awhile. Well, basically since I returned to the US after coming back to Florida after returning from Spain. I have started a new job, crashed with friends, bought a new car (such an adult now!), and spent time with people I haven’t in months … Continue reading Post-Travel Angst: Figuring it out…still.
Being an adult is full of big decisions and life-altering choices. Positive outcomes are as easily attainable as negative ones but as you grow older these decisions cannot be made by anyone else but yourself. Your parents, friends, significant others, or anyone else you come across can’t tell you how to lead a happy life. … Continue reading When was the last time you followed your gut?: A Life Lesson
I recently returned home to the US after 14 months of living in Spain and after many weeks of tangled emotions, I realized that my heart was broken. I am listening to endless amounts of Adele, Celine Dion and Sia to fill a void in my stomach of angst, helplessness and anxiety. I could not … Continue reading My worst breakup yet: Leaving Spain
Being an au pair for a year in Spain was one of the best decisions I have made in my entire life, I genuinely cherish every person, place and memory I have had abroad, but it was not always sunshine and rainbows though and some days were really hard.
When I first came to Spain, I was unfamiliar with Spanish geography and culture. I thought bulls, tapas and sangria encapsulated all that I needed to know about Spain—but man, was I wrong. I currently am in based in Zaragoza, Spain, about 2-3 hours north of Madrid (depending if you travel by bus or … Continue reading My Travel Tips: Zaragoza, Spain
So here is the honest truth. I have always wanted to start a travel blog, but I have been too scared to actually start one.