How to Have a Low-Waste, Eco-Friendly Day in St. Louis

When you travel, everything that you do as an impact on the earth. Most of us don't realize it but think about your daily routine. There are endless coffee cups, takeout containers, bags, ticket stubs, transportation tickets, etc. These are two really great articles that help you minimize the amount of trash that you're throwing…

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Hiking El Yunque After Hurricane Maria

*For updates visit El Yunque NF on Twitter but once things start opening up I'll list them below* Update as of 04/23/2018: Trails open are El Angelito (below) and Toro Wilderness Trail (HWY 186 at kilometer 10.8). Also open are La Coca Falls (below) and a temporary visitor center at #54 Calle Principal in Palmer.   There's…

Things I wish I knew before starting the auxiliar de conversación program in Spain

Wow, this year has been such an incredible experience. I can not believe that it has flown by so fast and I am finished with the auxiliares de conversación program here in Spain and I'm actually pretty bummed about it. Before working at this school here in Burgos I worked as an Au Pair for a family in…

Things to do before leaving Spain

Can you believe that there are only 2 weeks left of the auxiliar program!!?? Unless you're in Madrid chances are you finish May 31st which is quickly approaching. Even though I cringe every time they call me teacher/profe, shake my head in disappointment when they behave badly, and keep turning down social media requests I…

Why you should study a language in Spain

About a month and a half ago I got the offer to write an article for Go Abroad. It's a rad website where you can read hundreds of articles about studying, traveling, working, or interning abroad. Before moving to Spain I remember reading many articles on that website from people who moved here before me…