before it all began…

Before it all began I didn't know what to expect, I didn't know what the future would hold... and this is what I had to say..   (July 31, 2014) I can not believe I am about to move to a foreign country . Tomorrow I will be on a plane flying to Spain. Not just … Continue reading before it all began…

things aren’t always as they seem…

It's all about perspective, isn't it?  Social Media has now made it so that everyone out there on the internet, both friends, family and strangers alike can see the most glamorized version of our lives, they can see what we choose to portray. What results in turn is that everything gets somewhat sugar coated, people … Continue reading things aren’t always as they seem…

doubt.

     I've started planning my move to Colombia. I am so so excited, and I really can't wait to be there (and also to be back with my boyfriend).      But lately I've been wrestling with some doubts, fears and concerns. I know its ok, in fact its normal to be worried about … Continue reading doubt.

A (traveler’s) writing paradox

I always wish I kept better journals of all my travels. A detailed recollection of all the wonderful things I saw, the amazing foods I ate and of all these incredible experiences I've had. But for me the reality of it comes down to the fact that after two years of living abroad, exploring Europe... … Continue reading A (traveler’s) writing paradox

neither here nor there

In a way lately I feel somewhat trapped between two lives. Both here and there, yet not really totally in one place at all. Trapped between the life that I had back in Barcelona, and this life that I came home to here in New York.   It's no secret that adjusting to life back home after … Continue reading neither here nor there

self doubt & uncertainty

self-doubt. that's what i've been full of lately. self-doubt topped with some major uncertainty. Lately I've been wondering a lot... wondering if i've made the right decision with what I am doing for my next move... wondering if i've somehow made a huge mistake ....( My next big move (literally) )   I'm just not (entirely) sure anymore. … Continue reading self doubt & uncertainty

the passing of time

One of the harsh realities of living abroad, is that the world does not stop spinning. While that might sound like a stupid and incredibly obvious statement to make (because of course, duh... time continues and the world does keep going no matter if I'm here or there)... sometimes the actual reality of this is … Continue reading the passing of time

“Make Every Moment Count”

     The life we live is so short and we should truly try and make every moment count.    While I have done that in the past, I feel like I have been doing an absolutely terrible job lately ....   My time home so far has been extremely difficult for me. Adjusting has … Continue reading “Make Every Moment Count”