Yes and no. It depends. When I left for Guatemala in January 2016, almost every single person would ask, “Is it safe?”, in response to me telling them where I was moving. Coming from the United States, there are a lot of preconceived ideas about any Spanish speaking country south of the US border and… Read More Is Central America Safe?
Sometime during these last two years on the road I became someone new. I left the United States a nervous, insecure person whose fear of failure eclipsed her desire for adventure and now I find myself sitting in Australia applying for jobs out of my reach, taking the leap into becoming a full-fledged travel blogger,… Read More Finding My Courage on the Road
I was talking on the phone with my parents last night and they asked me if I felt safe in Xela. I thought for a bit and realized I couldn’t honestly answer yes to that question, no matter how much I wanted to. It certainly didn’t put my parents’ minds at ease when I said… Read More Women in Guatemala: An Extranjera’s Experience
I made it to Sweden at what the clock said was 4pm, but to my body it felt like the middle of the night. Apparently, jet lag from flying halfway across the world after excessive graduation celebrations is absolutely horrendous. Thus, I spent the first day of my trip passed out in my dorm room… Read More A Welcome to Sweden, Courtesy of Jet Lag