Prep and Prep

Looking back to July/August I was definitely anxiously working around getting ready for my departure to Peru. For about two weeks, I was making sure my finances, contacts, everything was in line; now, I am a little more at ease this second time coming around. Being home for a short amount of time did not […]

The Land of Enchantment

When I came back from my first study abroad experience in high school, my mom bought me a book, Burn-Up or Splash Down by Marion Knell, which I only read some of, but that deals with the difficulties that many people have when returning home after being overseas or away from home for a long […]

The Lows of Study Abroad

March has been a pretty weird month this year. Past March’s have been full of birthday celebrations, tennis, and spring break. This March my birthday still came and I did lots of fun things with lots of fun people, but it felt a lot of people. I hit my low point.  Low point is just […]

Vacaciones de Navidad

Wow, this blog is coming a little bit late. Technically, I am still on Christmas break, so it’s not late in that regard, but it has been almost a month since Christmas and we are already on the way out with January, so it seems a little bit late for me.  Yes, you heard me […]

Budapest

Is there a better way to relax after a long semester than to juggle airport security, transportation, bags, and check-ins? Not in a million years, those are the best. (Disclaimer: This is a joke.) But that is what I decided to do, and so a month ago I scheduled a flight the day after my […]

Semester in Review…

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So I’m back in Albuquerque, enjoying the altitude sickness and cold dry air once more. I’ve been thinking a lot about my time in Brazil; what it meant to me, how I got there, and the amazing experiences I had. It wasn’t easy, but it was the best decision of my life. When I landed […]