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    2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

    2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers After years of traveling and living abroad, I’ve put together a list of my go-to essential travel gear. These are all products I have purchased and use myself. They are all tried-and-true by me personally. Take a look and either pick out an item for the traveler in your life, or treat yourself to something new for the holidays. Please note, most of these items can be easily found on Amazon, however, if you make a purchase through the links provided below I may receive a small commission. This does not result in any additional cost to you, and the affiliate money I earn helps…

  • How Study Abroad Changed My Life

    How Study Abroad Changed My Life

    2020 Has Been a Year Marked by Loss 2020 has been a completely unprecedented year met with tremendous loss in some capacity for nearly everyone. Whether it be losing a job, having a planned vacation turn into dust, or losing a friend to COVID, loss has been a consistent theme this year and it’s been on my mind a lot. On the brightside, this new awareness of loss has made me very grateful each day. I’m grateful for my health, job, health insurance, home, friends and family. I’m also very grateful for the opportunity I had to study abroad when I was in college. Studying abroad was an experience that changed…