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    Travel

    Living in Limbo: Caught Between NY and Spain

    August 5, 2016

    I feel like I’m living in limbo. One foot firmly planted in New York (surprised? I am), and the other hovering midair as I wait to head back to Madrid to start yet another chapter of…

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    Life

    My Dialogue with an NRA Member

    July 15, 2016

    He stood up in a room full of educators to defend guns. He stated that people without experience with these weapons cannot draw conclusions about them, and he also said that guns represent freedom. The room…

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    Travel

    Why My Choice to Live Abroad is Not Selfish

    June 23, 2016

      Recently, a moving post was written about the hardest challenge that travelers face when they come back home from living abroad. While many people agreed with the article, there were a shocking amount of commenters…

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    Peru Travel

    Beyond Machu Picchu: Why I Hiked the Inca Trail

    May 8, 2016

    You’ve trekked through the mountains along the Inca Trail for four days. You’ve hiked 26 miles through Inca ruins, cloud forests and encountered roaming llamas along the way. You’re ultimate goal: Seeing the vast expanses of…

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    Travel

    The Truth Behind Quitting Your Job To Live Abroad

    April 17, 2016

    There are a plethora of hard workers turned full-time travelers across the globe. Almost every popular travel article now is about how this person quit their job and is backpacking their way through fill-in-the-blank. But what…

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    Life

    2016: Balance & Expansion

    March 27, 2016

    What if you could expand yourself internally? What would that look like and feel like? I left Spain to come back to NY and get my career as an elementary school teacher started. Now that I’m…

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    Identity

    Traveling As A Multiracial Young Woman

    March 26, 2016

    One of the first things I think about when traveling to a new place alongside the obvious (safety & budget): How I will be perceived based on the color of my skin and the shape of…

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    Travel

    A Traveler’s Gratitude & Aspirations

    March 5, 2016

    The ability to travel is a privilege. The opportunity to visit and/or move to and learn about a new place in the world is a freedom that not many people have. I will be the first…

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    Life Travel

    Why I’m Going Back to Spain

    February 16, 2016

    I hesitate in writing this because my mind changes every five seconds and it’s still early in the year, with several upcoming, exciting ventures around the corner. But it’s also that time of year where decisions…

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    Love

    Dating Abroad 101

    February 13, 2016

    Dating and relationships are tricky enough to navigate in your hometown, but dating abroad as a long-term traveler or expat? While some challenges can still be the same (who should call who first? is it too…

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