6 Ways to Volunteer Responsibly

  Nothing makes my heart flutter more than making a difference . However, I've gotten woke to a trend in the travel community - paid volunteer opportunities. Full disclosure: I am 100% guilty of this. And I'm not alone. During my freshman year of college, I spent over $2000 to build bathrooms, water storage facilities, and … Continue reading 6 Ways to Volunteer Responsibly

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#clearthelist May 2017 + new language!

Wow, it's been awhile. To make a long story short, I was so busy in Stockholm with my intensive B2 Swedish classes and volunteering as a translator/marketing/event planning volunteer with the royal family's charity that I felt like my language needs were pretty much covered. Now that I'm back in the US, focusing on keeping up … Continue reading #clearthelist May 2017 + new language!

The One Decision You Can Make That Will Change Your Abroad Experience

Making the decision to study, live, or visit another country for a significant amount of time is a courageous one. Before I left for 8 months of study in Spain and Portugal, my dad watched Taken and never fully recovered. Obviously, international crime rings are not typically a part of someone's experience abroad, but there … Continue reading The One Decision You Can Make That Will Change Your Abroad Experience