Travel

How I Spent Only $558 on Accommodation While 5 Months Abroad

[gallery ids="514,500,499,498,488,490,497,487,486,485,484,481"] The topic of personal finances can make people uncomfortable. Me? I’m pretty open about it. Especially when I get to talk about how much money I’m NOT spending – how much money I get to keep in the bank. When living abroad full time, you’re constantly...

What is a Bitch, Blessing, and Gift All Wrapped into One?

Time. I wear an analog face watch. It doesn’t need a wifi connection or an electronic charge to work. I can always count on it being consistent and truthful. It doesn’t have glitches, it just is. Similar to a heartbeat, it possesses an unfailing rhythmic...

Falling in Love with the Friends I’ve Never Had the Pleasure to Meet (Yet)

[gallery ids="456,452,449,450,451,448,447,445"] Four months ago – I had just changed into my post-work loungewear and was leaning against my slightly off colored kitchen counter. A counter covered in remnants of steam condensation from my most recent rice cooker stir fry creation. My roommates and I were...