5 Must Sees in Costa Rica

As some of you may know last week was my first trip to Central America and I am positive that it won’t be my last. From the Rainforest to the Volcanos to the beautiful beaches, I simply couldn’t get enough. With a little convincing from my Austrian friend Lukas who spent 6 months in the […]

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Post Thoughts of Cuba

Since our recent trip to Cuba there has been lots of discussion on the country  amongst my classmates and even more so in the media. The topics have ranged anywhere from personal views on the country, to President Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba, to the recent changes that have undergone in the Cuban society since […]

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First Impressions of Cuba

I’ll start off by saying it truly takes an arm and a leg to get Wi-Fi connection in Cuba. I was looking forward to blogging during my trip however, it’s nearly impossible to get a solid connection and access to most websites. Though I was warned, internet was something I wasn’t expecting to be as […]

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Expectations of Cuba

As an American student planning to visit Cuba this upcoming week, I feel more than privileged and excited for this experience. Since President Barack Obama and Raúl Castro have announced they are taking steps towards restoring diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Americans are now able to visit Cuba if they qualify for […]

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Traveling to Cartagena, Colombia

Glad to say I made it back to South America and much sooner than I was expecting. This time wasn’t as long as the last but it was well worth my time. A few weeks ago Gino and I traveled to Cartagena, a beautiful city located in the north of Colombia on the Caribbean Sea. […]

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A Weekend in The Bahamas

Welcome to Nassau, the capital and largest island in The Bahamas. From the moment you walk off the plane and into the airport, you are greeted by joyful people with high energy. The island is a small island dedicated mainly to tourism.  The beaches are lined with resorts, casino, boats, jet skis, and numerous other […]

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6 Things Brazil Taught Me

1. Happiness is Key The energy of the people in this country truly amazes me. They seem to be happy and full of joy 24/7. The way Brazilians greet you, the way they go about their everyday lives with a warm smile, and their caring hearts is something that I love about this country. It […]

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