3 Realities of Being a (Digital) Nomad That Nobody Ever Talks About

While I’ve technically only been a “digital nomad” (for lack of a better word) for a year, I’ve always been a bit of a wanderer. Over the past ten years, I’ve moved around a lot. To give you an idea, I’ve lived in Winston Salem, North Carolina (for college); my hometown of Greenwich, CT; Toulouse, France;Continue reading “3 Realities of Being a (Digital) Nomad That Nobody Ever Talks About”

What it’s REALLY Like to Live in Medellin, Colombia

After spending seven unforgettable weeks in Buenos Aires, I once again packed my bags and this time, relocated to Medellin, Colombia, where I ended up living for another two months. Why Medellin? I was drawn to the fact that there was a huge digital nomad (pardon the douchy term) and entrepreneurial community there, thanks toContinue reading “What it’s REALLY Like to Live in Medellin, Colombia”

Observations from 7 weeks in Buenos Aires

In November of 2016, I left my 9-to-5 office job and started working for a remote-based marketing agency, which has since given me the freedom to work from anywhere in the world. I first set my sights on Buenos Aires, where I ended up staying for 7 weeks. A little context: When I first arrivedContinue reading “Observations from 7 weeks in Buenos Aires”

46 Awesome Words and Expressions That Don’t Exist in English…But Should

It’s no secret that language and culture are inextricably connected. We can learn so much about a society’s cultural norms and ideals through its language alone — which is one of many reasons why I love learning languages. Take the English word “workaholic”, for instance. This word, unique to the English language (and invented byContinue reading “46 Awesome Words and Expressions That Don’t Exist in English…But Should”

Beyond the Beaches: Getting to Know Some of the Real Mexico

I think it’s safe to say that most gringos visit Mexico for the beaches. I’ll be honest: I’ve been guilty of being one of those gringos too. Up until last week, the only places I had visited in Mexico were Tijuana, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. In the latter two cities, my friend and I stayed atContinue reading “Beyond the Beaches: Getting to Know Some of the Real Mexico”

18 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in My 20s

I just turned 29. While it’s hard to believe that my 20s is nearly over, I will say that I’ve had a pretty awesome decade. And while in some ways, I wish I could be 23 again, I am also grateful to be where I am today and excited to enter a new decade. OneContinue reading “18 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in My 20s”

17 Razões para Ter Adorado Morar no Brasil

Após ler um artigo, escrito por um americano que morou em São Paulo, notando todos os razões que ele odiou morar no Brasil, pensei em fazer o contrario. Não me entende mal – concordei com muitos pontos no artigo – e tinha as diferencias na cultura que eu não gostei e achei difícil morar no Brasil por váriosContinue reading “17 Razões para Ter Adorado Morar no Brasil”

Hiking Around Paraty and Surrounding Beaches

While I was living in Rio, one of my best and oldest friends from home, Mareill, came to visit me to help me celebrate my 27th birthday. As if visiting me wasn’t enough, as a birthday gift, she generously treated me to a three-day hiking trip around Paraty, a small coastal colonial town in theContinue reading “Hiking Around Paraty and Surrounding Beaches”

10 Reasons Why Moving Abroad Alone is One of the Best Things You Can Do

I was 22 when I moved abroad alone for the first time. I had finished college a few months earlier and had decided that I wanted to take a gap year before entering the “real world.” So I chose to teach English in Toulouse, France for the school year. Well, I loved it so muchContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Moving Abroad Alone is One of the Best Things You Can Do”