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…

Blessed life!

Look around. What do you see? Chaos or peace? Yelling or praying? What is surrounding you? . . . Do you appreciate it all? Or do you take advantage of it? Are you humbled by it? Or are you overlooking it all? Do you care about others? Or, do you say: “Everyone for themselves!” “You…

Surroundings… (Weekend Coffee Share)

Have you ever just sat somewhere and just observed your surroundings? . . . Ya, me neither. …Until a few hours ago… And, that’s what I’m gonna talk about in this weekend’s coffee share because a few days ago I saw this one-word prompt idea, and the word was surroundings. So, during that day, I…

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…

Don’t underestimate it!

Even if you think and say to yourself: “No, it won’t bother me, I can ignore it.” I’m sorry to burst your bubble, but, you are wrong. You can’t escape it! IT’S INEVITABLE! . . . If you didn’t already guess, I’m talking about culture shock. Seriously, though, I’ve traveled to many different countries, but…

Country-Island-City kid…

You’re such a city kid! You belong on the island! You seem like a country person!  . . . If you’ve never been told any of these sentences, then you’re doing a great job at blending in with your surroundings! Congratulations!  However, if people tell you those things, it doesn’t mean that you’re not still…