Velkommen til Bergen!

I made it! Today marks my fifth day in Norway, and although there were a couple of dicey moments, I am now settling in nicely. Lesson learned: try to avoid 30 minute layovers on your international flight connection, or your luggage will probably get left behind! On the other hand, if your luggage does get […]

Butterflies for Brazil

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In 36 hours, I will be in Brazil, the furthest I have ever been from home. It’s seven pm central standard time as I write this. In St. Louis, Missouri, it’s already an unbearably warm and humid 95 degrees fahrenheit, and, like a true Puerto-Rican, my mom still has the house at a cozy 75 […]

Spring Break in the Windy City

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  SPRING BREAK- CHICAGO EDITION 2017My Spring Break was one for the books. I decided to visit my best friend in Chicago for five days. Let me just say, if you love the city but also enjoy quiet moments, you’d love Chicago. It’s the perfect mix of peaceful and bustling, and don’t even get me started […]

Favorite foods in Korea! (Part 1)

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    I’m not sure if it is a well-known fact, but Korea has a really great variety of seriously delicious food. The most commonly thought of foods from Korea are likely kimchi and Korean barbecue, but there is oh, so much more.       Lets start with something basic: banchan. Banchan are the side dishes […]

Brace Yourselves: Al-Shitta is Coming

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Heads up, Rabat gets cold in the winter (Al-Shitta الشتاء) months. If it’s sunny during the day it’s beautiful, but there have been some chilly winds a-blowing, especially at night and in the morning. My friends and I who have not been blessed with heating in our apartments (the majority) have spent the past week […]

Seoul Must See – Part 1

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I thought I’d lay out my personal list of “must see” attractions in Seoul for you all to learn about. I’m not sure how many parts this will be, but there is definitely more to come! N Seoul Tower N Seoul Tower (also known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower) is a tower atop […]

Adventures in Chicago

Over break I decided to go on a spontaneous trip to see my two friends that had just moved to Chicago! I’d never been there before, and had a free place to stay so I just took the jump and bought a ticket! I ended up being there over New Years, and had so much […]