Finally Settled In

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Time certainly has a way of slipping through your fingers when you travel. I’m finally, finally sitting down to write, after several weeks spent hopping between four very different countries (with more than 50… Continue reading

Traveling Day

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I have just arrived at my homestay for the quarter after many long hours of traveling. I’ve decided I hate flying and would like to avoid it as much a possible but, this… Continue reading

Family and City Tour

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It’s been two days since I’ve written for the blog and a lot has happened already. On Wednesday I spent the day with my host family just hanging out and we ran some… Continue reading

School y Banos

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Hey everyone! I know I haven’t written in awhile but school is quite insane. The last time I wrote was after the weekend I stayed in Quito to go to some museums and… Continue reading

Mitad De Mundo y Guayasamin

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  You guys, this has been crazy! First off on Friday all the ACLAS students went to the Mitad del Mundo or the equator. It was incredible! We got to go on una… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Cities

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  I would like to start off by apologizing for the brief hiatus – I’ve been quite busy with both school and play. Currently, I am sitting on the high speed bullet train,… Continue reading

The Liability of Foreignness

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  “Life happens at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsh Growing up, I always played it safe in life. I consistently took on the role as “mom”; I cleaned up… Continue reading

Misr Umm alDunya

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True to form, I’m sitting in the Cairo Airport writing this last entry. I’ve found that I’m not great at keeping up a blog, especially while running around Cairo. Nevertheless, here are some… Continue reading

Can’t Fight This Feeling

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  It’s been a wonderful journey being abroad this quarter.  Unbelievably, today marks 3 months since I arrived in Edinburgh.  Experiencing the United Kingdom has shown me the true value of my life,… Continue reading

8 Things About Being Abroad

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  It’s so hard to believe I’ve been in the United Kingdom for almost 3 months on December 11th!  This is a bittersweet feeling for me, but mostly sweet.  🙂  Returning to my… Continue reading