It’s crazy to think that I have been in Costa Rica for nearly a month.
Category Archives: Latin America
Why I’m leaving grad school and moving to…
It blows my mind that I am even writing this right now. Within the next two weeks of January 2019, I am going to be packing up my bags, clearing out my belongings, and moving, yet again, to a different country.
Before I left for Nicaragua, my family, friends, and loved ones flooded my ears with warnings. “Don’t get kidnapped!”, “Make sure you don’t let go of your passport!”, “The drivers are crazy, so don’t get killed!” I didn’t know what to expect. What I discovered was far more beautiful, than what anyone warned me about.
Home is where the Homies are.
I’m sitting here in my apartment in Western New York, fully unpacked and moved in for the first time in over 5 months. My previous semester-and-some-change of traveling through Costa Rica, Italy, Switzerland and France has come to an end after what seems like the blink of an eye. ITALY When I touched downContinue reading “Home is where the Homies are.”
Costa Rica; Worry Less, Live More.
Re-Learning America and what it truly means to go with the flow.
Time is time; not money.
Time is money. Right? If I had a dollar every time I heard that phrase, I swear, I would have so much more time on my hands. More time to do things, the more things you do, the better you feel, so eat your beans with every meal right? Something like that. Except then whyContinue reading “Time is time; not money.”
Costa Rica; re-learning America.
“Have you traveled much?” The sweet Dutch girl asked me as the airplane had finally pushed off from the ground and into the air. She pulled three packets of tissues out of her carry-on and pushed them into the seat-back pocket in front of me; her nose red from constant blowing. I swallowed, and shifted inContinue reading “Costa Rica; re-learning America.”
Why College Students Should go Someplace Sunny for Spring Break
It’s no secret that sunlight has been strongly correlated with improved moods. On campuses with harsh winters seasonal depression can be a serious problem. College therapists are even providing and recommending UV therapy for their patients. That, mixed with the constant restriction to the indoors during frigid days can further add to the feeling of isolationContinue reading “Why College Students Should go Someplace Sunny for Spring Break”