The Mooloolaba Beach Gatherings

26-hour flight ahead all alone. Can I really do it? These were my initial thoughts. Saying bye to my family and friends knowing I wouldn’t see them for 4.5 months and not knowing when I would be able to talk to them once I landed in Australia with the 14-hour time difference. Yes, you can […]

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Developing a Love for Traveling

Most of my childhood was spent dreading travel plans. My mom would always have the day packed with an itinerary from sunrise to sundown, and frankly that was just not something I wanted to do. Playing basketball, videogames, eating ice cream, and watching baseball was more of my cup of tea. Exploring some god-knows-where place […]

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Me llamo Vergelia

One of the best parts of any intranational or international travel in Europe is that it is exceedingly easy. Public transportation is affordable, clean, and reliable; never in Europe have I worried about getting from place to place as I normally do in the United States. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a program that will […]

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Deep in the Heart of Castile

It doesn’t take long for a foreigner to realize that there are many Spains. From the outside, we may see a monolith; we refer to its primary language as Spanish, we imagine a dry land of guitar music and olives, and we think of a people attached to the Mediterranean south of Europe. On the […]

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