Solo Travel Tip #3

This tip is about: . . . When you finally decide to step out of your comfort zone, and travel abroad alone, you’re going to be so happy, and proud, but there’s one thing you should know. When you travel abroad alone, you are going to want to make international friends, and meet people that…

Home?

Traveling abroadLearning a new languageMaking new friends Learning the cultureLiving in a new countryMaking memories . . . It’s all excitingAnd, very rewardingUntil it’s time to… Go back “home”, andResume life as you know itWith the memories The past adventuresWill always be memoriesFor yourself only Because even thoughYou’ve changed your perspectiveHome is still the same…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Day 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

I made it to Buenos Aires, Argentina!  . . .  My first 24 hours here were a whirlwind of emotions. I couldn’t believe that I was actually here (it seems too surreal). I was so happy that I finally made it! But, after the initial feeling of amazement and happiness, the culture shock hit me. I…

Lost @ home

“Traveling – It gives you home in thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.” . . . You see, feeling homesick in another country, brings back the memories about things missed from home. But, feeling homesick at home, is confusing because you’re home, so you think you should feel fine….

I have a question…

I said that phrase SO MANY (more like TOO MANY) times when I was living in Chile. Or, at least, that’s what I told myself because I thought I was getting annoying, but, turns out people didn’t mind answering my questions; and I learned so much by asking all those questions during those 3 months….

Every Mile Matters…

“It’s history You can’t rewrite it You’re not meant to be trapped inside it Every tear brought you here Every sorrow gathered Yeah, it’s history And every mile mattered“ . . . Life is full of ups and downs… it’s full of good decisions and bad decisions… . . . Right now you’re either at…

Travel…

If you love those things as much as I do, and you also love to travel and explore new places, check out this program to find your next amazing adventure: GreenHeartTravel I also copied my review of the program I did below: Program: Teach English in a home-stay in Chile (for 3 months, in my…

Home after living abroad!?

Coming back home after living abroad for a time is not easy! . . . Yup, Reverse Culture Shock! It’s a real thing! . . . So, I’ve only been back from Chile for about a week now and the only way I can describe coming home after living abroad for a time is: “weird”…

Seeing…

Seeing something with your own eyes is always better! . . . I came across this image earlier today, and I just had to share it because it’s so great. If you’re even remotely considering traveling abroad, just go. Don’t ask people for their opinion, unless they’ve been to that country and they love traveling,…

Where I write…

Place, setting, object, method, etc. . . . Many bloggers have specific settings where they write and what they use (laptop, tablet, phone, notepad, etc.). They have an ideal place they go to write about a specific subject using their ideal method of choice. . . . I applaud those bloggers because I am not…

15 things to…

In today’s post, I’m going to give you 15 things to think about before going abroad. . . . Don’t be afraid of going abroad! Don’t think about what you’ll be leaving behind, think about what you’ll get to experience. (you will learn and gain much more than you will be leaving behind) There’s a…