Eating, drinking, dancing, and being merry with my humans. -Watch in HD-Read more "2016: July"
Endless laughter and smiles with fellow Fulbrighters in unbelievably amazing parts of Brazil. -Watch in HD-Read more "2016: June • PART II"
Exploring all of Brazil’s beauty—including postcard-worthy beaches—and loving every minute of it. -Watch in HD-Read more "2016: June • Part I"
Feeling like I’m on another planet adventuring with fellow Fulbrighters and friends in the Northeast of Brazil. -Watch in HD-Read more "2016: May"
The beginning of my Fulbright grant: Adventures in Miami, orientation in São Paulo, and head-over-heels excitement in Maceió. -Watch in HD-Read more "2016: February"
Our last month taking in everything Colombia has to offer: Goodbye classes, gorgeous landscapes and great company. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Eleven"
Resolved The Dengue Affair, received The Best Surprise from my mom and cousin, and romped around the coast in November. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Ten"
Costeño Heat celebrating birthdays, Halloween and each other during October. -Watch in HD-Read more "B’quilla Take Nine"
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 truthful […]Read more "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 with […]Read more "Timing is Everything"