Hi everyone! If you're still reading what I have to say, kudos to you because I will admit I have been terrible at this whole blogging thing. My updates have been far from regular. I didn't cover the majority of the travel I did during my time abroad, and half the Crash Courses in my drafts … Continue reading Crashventures: One Year Out and Updates
A solo female traveller's guide to the capital of Iceland.
Hiya! It's been a minute hasn't it? I promise I've not died or fallen off the face of the earth, but I do think I should explain my extended absence. Basically, when I started this blog I was enrolled in an online class through my home university that required me to post weekly blogs as … Continue reading Alive and Well
Today where I am, in England, it's a Thursday. But back home in America, it's the best day of November: Thanksgiving. Celebrating Thanksgiving is a big deal in my family, and is the first major holiday I'll be missing out on during my year abroad. My solution: invite all my new European friends for a … Continue reading Top 5 Things I’m Thankful for on my First Ever Thanksgiving Away from Home
If you follow this blog or at least have read other posts and paid attention to what I've said, you'd know that I will swear up and down that getting on a plane and moving to England for a year is the best thing I've ever done for myself. And I'm right. That is the … Continue reading Crash Ventures to…Paris, France
Flashback to this day exactly one month ago. To me, nervously checking and rechecking that I had all the necessary paperwork as I waited to pass through customs. To me wrestling two suitcases half my height off the luggage carousel at Heathrow, and playing a sick game of Tetris trying to fit them and carry … Continue reading Crash Ventures to Canterbury: One Month Down
Greetings from Canterbury! Depending on whether or not you read my bio or follow me on social media, you may know that this beautiful city is where I'm lucky enough to be studying abroad for the next nine months. I have spent the last two weeks getting adjusted and exploring my new home, and I … Continue reading Crash Ventures to… Canterbury, England
It may not hit you while you're packing. You may be too overwhelmed to focus on anything but the stress (especially if you're like me and you wait until a few hours before it's time to leave for the airport). It may not hit you when you say goodbye to your pets. It may not … Continue reading The Emotional Experience of Leaving Home
Hi! Welcome to my blog! I've never had one of these before, so I'll kind of be figuring it out and making it up as I go along. But seeing as this is my very first post, I'd do well to introduce myself a bit and give you an idea of what this blog will basically be about.