Now that the spring semester is over, I wanted to reflect on a few things that have stuck with me from the past 9 months as a student. 1. Life is all about people. We create moments together that make up a life. We share in our happiness and our sadness, our achievements and our…… Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learned After a Year of Studies
This post comes from a dear friend Valentina, who I met when I was living in Bogota, Colombia. She introduced me to Venezuelan food and reggeaton music, was my patient spanish teacher at the office and taught me a lot about life (and still does!). What matters the most to you, and why? When asked what…… Continue reading People with Purpose: Valentina
I’ve been thinking a lot about travel, particularly why we chose to move ourselves through the world in what we call “travel”. Why not just stay in one place? With our families, our friends, our lives? Why do we have this urge to, at times, seemingly complicate our lives, like going through security, loosing luggage, and…… Continue reading Why Do We Travel?
I wanted to know. I googled that exact question, “How long does it take to learn a new language?” And every time I did, I got a variety of answers: 3 months, 6 months, 1 year. No one could tell me how long I had to keep at it, until I could say, “Si, hablo…… Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Learn a New Language?