Flashlight…

Turn it on Point it in front of you Follow the circle The dark… It can scare you And comfort you Scared to see What’s in front of you? The dark Can feel safe Flip that switch To feel safer The circle Is your safe spot Walk in that circle And feel protected . ….

Re-Entry…

Finally landed home after 4 months!It’s been a crazy adventure!The past 4 months have been so crazy, and I learned so much!Now, it’s time to re-enter at home, and use all those lessons from abroad! I have a lot of future post ideas, but I’m still processing the past 4 months, so, if you want…

7 months in S.A.

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve lived in South America for a total of 7 months. . . . Half a year of living on another continent.Half a year of learning another language.Half a year of living in another culture. . . . It’s crazy to think about all the things I’ve done / learned in…

Perfection…

Look at nature.The mountains, trees, ocean, are not perfect.But, they are beautiful! We look at them in awe, of their natural beauty!Nature’s simplicity, is awesome, and, perfect! We don’t ask much of it, we don’t complain about it, and, yet we stare at it, in awe of it’s perfection.Even if we notice it’s faults, we…

Homesickness…

At first you just shake itYou feel it for a momentAnd, then, you forget it You start living in the momentWith all the excitementOf this new experience But, soon you get tiredAnd, it catches up to youYou can’t shake it this time You’ve learned, explored, experiencedNow, your brain is tired readyTo go home This new…

Solo Travel Tip #2

Be your best friend! You can stay in hostels! You can make friends everywhere possible! But, that doesn’t change the fact that you need to be your best friend. You will inevitably have alone time, so you will be alone with your thoughts, which means that you need to make sure they’re positive ones. You…

Hasta Luego Argentina!

So, I’m leaving Argentina in a few hours, and I don’t know how to feel. It’s a bittersweet feeling because I’ve lived here for 3 months and I’ve met so many amazing people. I’m really going to miss this country, but I’m also ready to leave with my new found confidence in myself and perspective…

Fear is calling

What if your greatest fear is actually what you’re meant to do in life? . . . Think about that!Think about the thing you refuse to conquer because it scares you too much.Now, think about what would happen if you conquered that fear. What if conquering that fear is the breakthrough you need to accomplish…

200

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve reached 200 posts! That’s crazy! I can’t believe I wrote all that! I used to hate writing! But, clearly I don’t anymore! I actually enjoy it! And, I look forward to writing a new post! I can’t believe how much has happened in my life through the past 200 posts!…

The Life-Changing Ticket

A simple ticketTo fly to a foreign placeWithout return plan One simple purchaseThat could change everythingIt takes some courage Will it be worth it?Am I ready for this change?When will I return? Doing all of thisTo spend a few months abroadLearning and living Day by day with faithNot thinking about the pastOr the future And,…

The Real Neat Blog Award!

I love the wordpress blogging community! When I started this blog, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into. But now, I love writing, and I love the community that comes with it. I also didn’t realize people would actually read my blog, let alone like it enough to nominate me for awards (I know…

My Trip to Uruguay!

A country I never imagined I’d actually end up visiting! . . . To be honest, Uruguay was a country that was not specifically on my bucket list because I thought it was just another, small south american country, and I didn’t really see the point in visiting it. But, now that I’ve been there,…

Happy Valentine’s Day! <3

So, this is my first post in February, which makes me kinda sad (I really wanted to post more) and I don’t have an excuse for not posting (I did post a lot last months, but this month has just flown by). I promise, I have more posts coming soon (I’ve been doing a lot…

Adulting / Living Abroad

There’s a lot to learn how to do all over again. . . . It doesn’t matter if you were a pro at all those things in your home country because everything will be different in a foreign country. Yes, there will be similarities, and you will learn the differences quickly. But, you will still…

Solo Traveling Tip #1

YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO AFFORD TO DO EVERYTHING, BUT THAT’S OKAY! . . . So, a few days ago, I went out with the expectation of doing a tour of a really tall, historical palace in Buenos Aires, and towards the end of the tour you get to go to the very top to…

Foreign Language Classes Abroad!

So, I realize I said that posting more on my blog was one of my new years resolutions (and this is only my second post), but I promise I have a lot of posts coming (they’re all written down, just not posted yet…). Just know that I haven’t given up on my resolutions, I’m actually…

2019 Resolutions!

Be fully content & happy! Be authentically myself! Love life! Live in the moment! Let go of the past! Enjoy the little things! Stop worrying about what others think! Meet new people! Inspires others! Live adventurously & meaningfully! Travel more! Explore new places! Speak Spanish fluently! Blog more! Read more! Thanks for reading my blog…

Abroad for the holidays!

Surreal is the best word to describe it. . . . So, I just spent Christmas in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and all I can say is: “Well, that was different!”.At first, I didn’t know how to feel about not being home, but I quickly realized that I wasn’t alone (staying in a hostel definitely helped…

Solo Traveling in Argentina

So, today I went to Caminito in La Boca, Argentina, alone. It was my first time taking the bus in Argentina, but it was really simple. All I needed to do was look at a map, and find where I wanted to go. Once I found my destination on the map, I looked at the…

Mosaïc

I’ve recently discovered something…Something that has changed the way I look at life…Something that changed my perspective on everything…Something that I wish I understood and would’ve realized earlier… I realized that…My life is like a Mosaïc. It’s full of random,And broken pieces,Building something amazing. I can’t see it now,But, I know it’s gonna be beautiful….