Eating, drinking, dancing, and being merry with my humans.
Endless laughter and smiles with fellow Fulbrighters in unbelievably amazing parts of Brazil.
Exploring all of Brazil’s beauty—including postcard-worthy beaches—and loving every minute of it.
Feeling like I’m on another planet adventuring with fellow Fulbrighters and friends in the Northeast of Brazil.
The beginning of my Fulbright grant: Adventures in Miami, orientation in São Paulo, and head-over-heels excitement in Maceió.
Our last month taking in everything Colombia has to offer: Goodbye classes, gorgeous landscapes and great company.
Resolved The Dengue Affair, received The Best Surprise from my mom and cousin, and romped around the coast in November.
Costeño Heat celebrating birthdays, Halloween and each other during October.
As droplets of sweat drip down my back within five minutes of riding the bus, I wonder how people could ever live in a place this hot, with this much humidity. And then I think: Oh yeah, I live here. I teach English in Barranquilla. I still shake my head in disbelief upon uttering this truthfulContinue reading “Living in the Caribbean: Sun, Sweat and Siesta”
I’m sitting on my bed in Barranquilla all jittery, not knowing how to contain the excitement within me. I have been promoted from alternate and selected for a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Brazil. Well, that’s what the email said. What I said was much different with much fewer words: I was speechless. Just seeing an email withContinue reading “Timing is Everything”