Taiwanese Nasreen

After the Chinese New Year, my cousin and I had planned to travel to Taiwan. It was so cool to know that traveling in Asia, while in Asia, is extremely cheap and is a must if you’re planning… Read More

A Glimpse into the Future

In Thailand, the year is 2560. Although it technically is the same year here as anywhere else in the world, because Thais go by the Buddhist calendar, everyone refers to this year as 2560. The planners, calendars and… Read More

Some Thoughts Regarding Kent

Having been in England for about six weeks now, I’ve tried to visit as many places as I could while spending the least amount of money. Fortunately for myself and other fellow students, traveling around Kent is quite… Read More

Where I Should Be

I am where I am supposed to be. After months of overwhelming stress and endless tears, I am where I am supposed to be.

My Study Abroad Action Plan

It has been two weeks since I’ve officially begun my study abroad exchange in Europe. When asked by friends and family “how is it, Kels?,” the only reply I can muster up is “completely surreal.” I’ll be living in… Read More

Familia Multicultural

Life is better with friends, with adventures and love. It´s been almost one month since I left U.S. and I already have love in Monterrey. Since, August 2 I have gotten to know 11 Europeans. Life works in a mysterious… Read More

‘Seeing’ Through a Different Perspective

When traveling it is important to be open and willing to see something from a new perspective.  Other cultures can do the simplest things completely different.  For example, in Germany it is customary to sit and have heated… Read More

Questions I Asked Myself While Studying Abroad

What form of transportation should I use to travel to my dream destination this weekend?

Lessons Learned Abroad: Final Thoughts and Reflections

Two weeks ago I was waking up in a Budapest hotel at 3:40 am – getting ready to travel back to the U.S. after 3 weeks in Europe. I can’t believe it has already been two weeks since my… Read More

中国再见 (goodbye China)

After a 16-hour flight I’m back home in San Diego. My year abroad has been filled with adventure, challenges, friendships and so much more. There are so many things that I learned abroad that would have been difficult… Read More