I have been living in Ireland now for 6 weeks, and it still feels a bit unreal. The idea that Galway is my home has just begun to set in. Walking around the city isn’t a maze anymore, and I don’t have to use Google Maps for every place I want to go. I… More
The Island Hopper
Before I got to New Zealand, I experienced a high of the entire trip: the island hopper. I look back and am thankful I did this at the beginning of the trip; accomplishing a lifelong dream at the very beginning set the… More
In my few short weeks here in Andalucía, I have already fallen in love with flamenco. I had always heard of flamenco and had even read a book about it before traveling to southern Spain, but I did not quite know what to expect. Originating here in Andaluc… More
If you know me, you know how much I love a good view. Hiking has become a good outlet for me to both exercise and experience various beautiful views.
Most recently, I attended an excursion with other students from the Arcadia Program, led by Alan Jansen… More
Tropical Fruit Farm in La Herradura
Our first stop of the day was a lovely tropical fruit farm in a small town on Spain’s tropical coast called La Herradura. It was beautifully nested on a hillside in front of the gorgeous mountains that are common in… More