A Note about Voluntourism

One of the things I always try to be mindful of when I travel (especially when I am traveling to do volunteer work/humanitarian aid work) is that I am cautious of activities that might push me into the realm of Voluntourism. When I give lectures about the work I do (hoping to inspire the next […]

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Where to Next?

The countdown to my next adventure has begun! In T minus 23 days, I will embark on my next grand voyage: CUBA! That’s right! In less than a month I will be on my way to Cuba for 14 days of fun, sun, rum, and adventure. Cuba has long been on my travel bucket list […]

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Back, but Not Home

I returned to the United States on the first day of July, but I feel like I left behind my entire life in Greece. It is a strange feeling, and after almost a week of being back, the strangeness continues to linger. Honestly, this is a very hard post to write – every time I […]

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A Hard Week – Molyvos, Greece

  I have some sad news to share from last week. On Wednesday morning of last week, one of the volunteer/staff members was on her way to work when she heard cries of distress coming from the dumpster near her house. When she investigated she found four newborn kittens (about two weeks old); one at […]

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The Countdown Begins

Hey all! Well the countdown is officially underway. In 7 days I will be leaving to begin my journey to Europe and in 10 days I will officially be there! I can’t even begin to express how excited I am. I have wanted to go to Europe for such a long time now; it is […]

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The Next Great Adventure: 2016

It seems like it was only a few weeks ago that I was celebrating the first moments of 2015 surrounded by fellow volunteers and many friendly Haitians in a small club in the mountains of La Vallée. Where did the last fifty-one weeks go? So much has happened in those weeks that seemed to disappear […]

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Thanks for the Award

I was fortunate to be given the Liebster Award by Jen from http://adventuroustraveltales.com/. I was very thankful for the nomination because I only started by blog a few months ago, and it has been a pleasure being able to share my adventures. There are several rules for accepting the award. To accept the award please […]

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