I’m Back!

I’m Back!

So, it has clearly been a while since my last post. It has been a crazy school/travel year and while I always meant to get around to this, there just always seemed to be so much to do or plan. However, I am back and I have exciting news. The countdown is on an...

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I’m Coming Home

I’m Coming Home

It’s that time of year again where I take my annual trip home. My mother has a rule that I can do as much traveling as I want, as long as come home for a least a couple of weeks a year. I might be 26 years old but I’m not going to argue with […]

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Eat, Sleep, Cry in an Airport, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Cry in an Airport, Repeat

I wrestled with a few names for this post. For example, “an apology letter to anyone that has had the misfortune of seeing me stressed in an airport” but that seemed a bit long winded. I have always been a person who likes to be early. I blame my mother. W...

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Tequila and Taking the Wrong Bus

Tequila and Taking the Wrong Bus

Let me start this off with a warning: if we are ever trying to go somewhere together and I say I definitely know the way, please go the opposite direction. I might just be one of the most directionally challenged individuals you could ever meet. I was leaving ...

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“They’re talking to you!”-Reverse Culture Shock

“They’re talking to you!”-Reverse Culture Shock

Two weeks from now I head home for a couple weeks to visit my friends and family back in America. I have already started mentally preparing myself for the reverse culture shock I’ll receive when I go home. Last year, however, the thought of this never crosse...

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The Country That Started It All: Belize

The Country That Started It All: Belize

In 2013, I was 23 years old, had never left the country, and didn’t even know how to go about getting a passport. I never thought much about needing one or where I would even go if I left America. I was pretty content visiting a new state or two each year. T...

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China: The Love/Hate Relationship

China: The Love/Hate Relationship

The end of this month completes my second year of teaching in China. Living here has been one of the biggest rollercoasters of my life. There are days when I think working here is the best thing and the country is spectacular and there are just as many days wh...

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The Standard Who Am I and What Am I About Post?

The Standard Who Am I and What Am I About Post?

It only seemed fitting that if I’m egotistical enough to think that people will what to read about my travels and adventures that my first blog post should be all about me. Maybe I can even convince you to take an interest in the rest of my post. The Pre-Tra...

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