Following your dreams is like walking into a crater. It’s all fun and games at first, but then, things start to get weird.Continue reading “Caldera de Bandama: 7 Things a Crater Taught Me About Pursuing Your Dreams”
I don’t know where to begin. I’ve barely updated this blog this year. How do you give a huge announcement to whoever’s still reading? One minute, I was in a snowstorm, and the next minute, I’m moving to paradise.
I’ve learned that, as a writer, sometimes it’s best to speak from the heart. Not everything we write has to be manicured and shiny and edited to a T. Sometimes, the best writing comes straight from the soul. So, here we go, from the heart, as cluttered and messy and raw and real as it is.Continue reading “Life Update: I’m Leaving Madrid and Moving to the Canary Islands”
Thursday, January 7
It started out innocently enough. Just a light snowfall on a Thursday morning in Madrid.
Snow is not common in Madrid, but it does happen every now and then. However, it only sticks for a day or two at most.
I’d seen videos of the snow in Madrid before, one from two years ago. It was more of a slush than a snowfall. Such was the snow this Thursday morning as I walked to a coffee shop.
“It’s been awhile since it’s snowed, hasn’t it?” I asked the barista as he served me my coffee.Continue reading “24 Never-Before Seen Photos of Snowstorm Filomena in Madrid”
1. I was 8 years old when I first traveled by plane.Continue reading “15 Travel Facts About Me”
I’ve been in many scary travel scenarios over the years.
In Chile, I missed my night bus to a new city. The only people I could ask for help were two bus drivers in an empty parking lot.
In Colombia, on my second day in the country, my friend and I missed our bus stop. So, we had to walk twenty minutes in the dark, on the side of the road, all the way back to the finca (a Colombian country house).Continue reading “My Biggest Travel Fear Is That One Day I’ll Regret Everything”