Rosario Islands So remember that 3am stumbling home to bed part? Probably not the best idea. I had a 5:30am wake-up call at the hostel because I had signed up to tour the Rosario Islands. I got my tired and still slightly drunk ass out of bed, put on my swimsuit and grabbed the sack … Continue reading Day 7 – Cartagena and the Rosario Islands
Let’s backtrack a bit. I stepped back onto US soil on June 26th. After 14 hours in the air and 5.5 hours in airports, I made it to JFK airport at 11:53pm. I was tired, smelly and sore which equates to grumpy gills. Not even going to lie, one of the greatest pleasures is stepping … Continue reading US Soil Again
By this point, I was going crazy. Imagine being cooped up in an apartment all day long while everyone else was out living life. Now imagine ME doing it. I love people and I love outdoors. This was pure torture for me. There is only so many books to read, Netflix to watch, and mind … Continue reading The Burn: Week Three
**Warning: A few more graphic photos. But they are getting better! I cannot believe that it has only been two weeks. It feels like I have been in my apartment for a whole month. There are two main take-aways I have learned from this experienced: the human body is an amazing thing and the mental … Continue reading The Burn: Week Two
I was rather nervous about my birthday. Twenty years from now, 30 won't seem so daunting. But right now, it's such a significant milestone that I was thrown into a bit of a funk. I was turning 30 in a foreign country with people whom I have only known for four months. To add fuel … Continue reading Turning 30 in Montevideo
One of the fundamental millennial female rituals in the United States is brunching. Restaurants open their garage-door windows on beautiful sunny Sunday afternoons, set their menus with chicken and waffles and eggs Benedict, pre-order extra bottles of champagne and vodka and wait for the hip twenty and thirty something ladies to fly in by the … Continue reading Here’s To the Katies who Brunch.
I cannot even begin to explain how lucky I feel to know the people I work with. And through them, my list of awesome people to know continues to grow and grow. From day one, I have fallen in love with these amazing people who are not only fabulous educators, but also fun and amazing … Continue reading The Best Part of Uruguay