Happy Sunday everyone! I am currently in Peru and am loving it so far. I will share all the travel deets eventually, but first thought I’d start with Hoch’s visit to Chile! Hoch didn’t have a lot of time off of work so we debated a bit on where we wanted to visit while he was here. We finally settled on a few places in … Continue reading The Hoch comes to Chile!
Hi everyone! So as I mentioned in my last post, I am finished with the English Opens Doors Program and am now getting a bit of traveling in before I head back home. Before I start sharing my travel adventures, I wanted to write a brief recap and reflection on how I feel now that the program is over. First, I’ll start with a recap … Continue reading EODP Volunteer Service is OVER
Hi everyone! I am officially finished with the program and have already started my post-program travels. Hoch arrived last Friday and we’ve been exploring the south of Chile together! It was a bit surreal seeing him at the airport. It really is crazy how fast the time has flown by. Before I know it, I’ll be back in the States looking for work (womp womp). … Continue reading Chile: Weekend Adventures – Part 3
Hi all! So I finally broke the once a month post streak I had going there. I am back with a continuation of my last post on weekend trips I’ve taken while here in Chile. So I’ll go ahead and dive right in! El Tabo, Quisco, La Isla Negra, and Algarrobo: (2-2.5 hour bus ride to Santiago and then another 2 hour bus ride directly … Continue reading Chile: Weekend Adventures – Part 2
Hi everyone! So I am at the end of my semester here and can’t believe how fast the time has flown. It has been fun and challenging, but I am ready for it to be over so that I can start my SA travels! It’s difficult to do a lot in just a weekend so I’ve been making plans to travel more after the program. … Continue reading Chile: Weekend Adventures – Part 1
Hi y’all! Another long, overdue post here. I figured for this one, I’d talk a bit about day to day life with my host family. To start, I am teaching in a small high school in Cabildo, but am living in the small city of La Ligua (it is about a 20-minute commute). Both cities are in the Valparaíso Region about 2-2.5 hours north of … Continue reading Chile: Life Abroad
Hi all! This post is long overdue! I’ve been pretty busy adjusting to life abroad, including teaching English, traveling when I can, and just spending time with my host family. It has been challenging to make the time to call home more frequently, so to all my family, please be patient with me! I will make the time, I promise! I thought for this post, … Continue reading Chile Update!
Hi all! This post is coming to you from Chile, South America! I’ve been here for a little over 15 days and am thoroughly enjoying this country so far. The people are so nice and helpful, even after hearing my not so good Spanish. The country itself is diverse with everything from deserts in the north to glaciers and penguins in the south. I am … Continue reading Santiago
Hi everyone! I know it’s been a while. I’ve been a bit busy with the move, getting everything in order in our new place, and trying to prepare for my time in Chile. So needless to say it has been a bit hectic, hence my absence from the ole blog. So to catch you up, I’ll briefly run through the happenings of the past few … Continue reading Cross country moves
Hi everyone! So I just wanted to check in since it has been some time since I’ve updated y’all on life after traveling abroad. The Hoch and I have been staying with my family in Baltimore while trying to plan what is next. We have really been enjoying our time there and to be honest have been quite lazy while soaking up all the down … Continue reading Exciting News x 2!