Why Travel?

Why Travel?

Travel is not only an interpersonal journey where you learn about yourself and open your eyes to new experiences and cultures, but it’s also a way for the world to become more accepting. When you make effort to understand others’ lives & cultures, you begin to see...
Moving Abroad Soon? This Should Help.

Moving Abroad Soon? This Should Help.

The lead up to moving abroad seems like the most overwhelming process, but what about when you’ve arrived in your new home? What’s next? The first couple of weeks after moving are essential to quickly feeling settled into your new life abroad. Here’s some advice I’ve...
Running Away from the Real World

Running Away from the Real World

Society tells us the most acceptable way to do things. That’s why you see a long line of women waiting to use the restroom instead of just going into the empty men’s room. Society tells us what is “normal” and what is not. As an American, I’ve grown up with this...
Living a Transient Life

Living a Transient Life

Over the last four years, I’ve lived or studied in ten different cities, some short term while others were months at a time. Recently it’s been six months in D.C., four months back home, and a couple years in Spain. On the surface level, this is what...
Everything Changes, Nothing Stays the Same

Everything Changes, Nothing Stays the Same

Isn’t it funny how seemingly insignificant childhood memories can stay with you throughout your life? My mother would always read bedtime stories to my sister and I as a kid. One night, I picked out a book from the bookshelf and lugged it over to my mom. “Everything...
Why I Quit My Job to Move to Spain

Why I Quit My Job to Move to Spain

It’s been a month since I moved to Spain, and let me say that it’s been one of the most overwhelming, incredible, and fast-paced months of my life. When I sit down to write about my experiences here in Ibiza, I find myself staring at an empty page, unsure of what...