Seoul Stays with You Even After You’ve Left

I have finally returned to the US, recovered from jet lag, and gotten over the cold I caught on my 14 hour flight back. My sleep schedule is finally fixed: I no longer get tired in the afternoon just to wake up at 3:00 AM with full energy. I am settling back into my routine … Continue reading Seoul Stays with You Even After You’ve Left

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Back to Reality

Two days ago, I said goodbye to Madrid, and after 24 hours of travel, landed back in Florida. I can't lie, I cried on the plane. The day before I left, constantly running through my head, were thoughts of "wow, I'm doing [this] for the last time...," whether it was my last time riding the … Continue reading Back to Reality

What Paris Taught Me About Sitting

It’s been 2 weeks in Paris now and I have really enjoyed getting into a routine and feeling like Paris is my home. While I have learned a lot about French culture, something in particular that I have noticed is the great importance of sitting.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/182241321@N03/48463478232/in/dateposted-public/ This may sound a bit weird, but hear me … Continue reading What Paris Taught Me About Sitting

Loire Valley: The Perfect Weekend Get-Away

https://www.flickr.com/photos/182241321@N03/48463110746/in/dateposted-public/ In the U.S., when you exit a big city and reach the countryside you are usually welcomed by large grassy fields with cows and quaint farmhouses. In the french countryside, known as the Loire Valley, you are welcomed by the same grassy fields, but with a special twist: castles. Just a 2 hour drive … Continue reading Loire Valley: The Perfect Weekend Get-Away