As a college student, I’ve endured more icebreakers than I cared to participate in. Some are awkward, others are funny. Few are memorable, but they often achieve their goal of making an environment easier to adjust to. You may be wondering why I’m talking… More
Between stocking up on months worth of sunscreen so I avoid becoming a walking tomato and figuring out how I’m going to fit my entire life into two fifty pound suitcases, I haven’t fully realized that in a few short days I will actually land in my new… More
It’s crunch time, and that means avoiding the packing lists, ever-shrinking suitcases, growing closets, and just ignoring it all and procrastinating. But I’m currently telling myself that it’s “productive procrastination” in that I’ve downloaded multiple… More
About a year and a half ago, I found myself sitting next to a German on a flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis. He was in the States to get his degree from the University of Minnesota, and although we were both exhausted from our international flights,… More
T minus 2 days until I leave for Chile and although I have not packed anything yet, I am ready to go! I am ready to be immersed in the Chilean culture and Spanish language and ready to spend the next four months in Valparaíso.
My trip will begin with… More