Spending Christmas in Korea by Myself

This is a post I started on April 17, 2017. Christmas in Korea is a couple's holiday. And to make myself clarify, I wasn't single. I was very much in a relationship. I was traveling through Southeast Asia during this festive holiday. I had just finished.. ...Continued on August 14, 2022. ... my study abroad [...]

Volunteering With Fardos

I have grown incredibly attached to my Syrian friends, whom I volunteer with at Catholic Charities in Atlanta. Fardos, who had needed computer literacy help, was my first volunteer case. She was always so gracious and thankful of my help. She had shared so many of her culture's cuisine with me. I would have so [...]

Couchsurfing in Yokohama

Couchsurfing is a traveler's best friend. For those who don't know, it is a community of traveler-friendly enthusiast who host people as well as "surf" couches. A CouchSurf host is a friend in a who is also eager to foster cultural exchange; it's the best way to experience local culture. To learn more about this awesome community, [...]