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Teach English Abroad
A highway in Central Oregon.
Are we all running from something?
Travel Colombia
A plaza in Bogota, Colombia

From Teaching English Abroad to Teaching English at Colorado State

Teach in Thailand

Last year at this time, I was celebrating my 27th birthday with these adorable Thai kids who brought me a cake and told me I was old: Those of you […]

Teach Abroad Myth Revealed

teaching in thailand

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers and travelers around the […]

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs Colorado

I handed my pass to the ticket checker and promptly heard, “Mt. Bachelor?” Oh, I must have grabbed my old pass. I dug out the new one (for mountains actually […]

Why I (Almost) Never Book in Advance

Koh Kood Thailand Sunset

This article was written with inspiration from the Reach To Teach: Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around […]

Travel is a Drug

A highway in Central Oregon.

Someone once told me that ESL teachers abroad are either running away from something or running toward something. It made perfect sense and, of course, I put myself in the […]

Travel Colombia: 10 Reasons Why YOU Should Go

Travel Colombia

We’ve all heard the rumors, the ones from the U.S. government, from the Canadian government, from some European governments, that warn us not to travel Colombia. It’s dangerous, they say. […]

Motorcycle Tours are Hard!

Travel Colombia

For our last night on tour with Motolombia (motorcycle tour Colombia), we checked into a six-bedroom private mansion with an infinity pool running into the lush valley below, a valley […]

We Crashed the Motorcycle in Colombia

motorcycles in colombia

Disclaimer: The crash happened yesterday, which is also when this post was written. I’m a day late posting due to time and internet restraints. We crashed today. My fears were […]

Fear and Freedom: Riding Motorcycles in Colombia


Riding 60 mph around a 90-degree corner might not sound like death, but on the back of a motorcycle, leaning so far into the turn I feel as though I […]

New Year, New Destinations: A World Travelers Bucket List

rajaji national park india

Every year seems to go by faster, and I think they each get a little better as they go. Many of us make new resolutions each year. Some of us […]

Kansas City BBQ…in Missouri

Kansas City

In the past few days, I finished my first semester of graduate school (WAHOO!) and I’ve crossed two new state borders: Kansas and Missouri. The country songs that talk about […]

I’m Going to Travel Colombia by Motorcycle!

Colombian flag

Sometimes I’m completely irresponsible. Almost always, these time include opportunities to travel, like that time my friends invited me to Vegas on a whim, or when we went to Cabo […]

Oregon’s Natural Beauty: 8 Favorite Spots

Painted Hills Oregon

Most people skip over Oregon on trips to the Pacific Northwest. I’ve met countless individuals with tales of visiting Northern California and Washington on separate trips, but few who ventured […]

7 Differences Between American Graduate and Undergraduate School

Colorado State University

I’m in week 12 of a 16-week semester, which means I’ve lived in Fort Collins, Colorado for just over three months. In ways, the time has passed faster than I […]


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