Settled Down in Brisbane
Apr28

Settled Down in Brisbane

It’s absolutely crazy to me to think that I have already been in Australia for over a month! The time sure does fly out here… And what an exciting month it has been! One of the cool things about college (or as the Aussies call it, “uni”) in Australia is that having classes 5 days a week isn’t all that common. Sure, some students do have classes 5 days a week but I’m taking a full load of 4 classes...

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Home sweet home
Apr28

Home sweet home

  When returning back to the US, I was so excited to be home and see this beautiful, amazing country we live in. When we got to the airport, I realized how incredibly advanced and easy everything is here. Everything is so fast and efficient! I have always realized how blessed we are to live in this country, but even more so now. We have so much we do not “need,” and I will forever be even more grateful for everything I am given...

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Abuelita
Apr28

Abuelita

I was sitting at the kitchen table last night, serving myself stuffed green peppers prepared by my host grandmother (affectionately referred to as “Mamá”) when I recognized the sound of Frank Sinatra’s voice echoing through the hallways. At the same moment, Mamá giggled to herself and said to me, in Spanish of course, “Oh how Miguel loves Frank Sinatra.” I laughed and explained to her that I have my own personal obsession with...

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Historia en Habana: #findPOTUS
Apr28

Historia en Habana: #findPOTUS

The month of March in Cuba has been nothing short of exciting, and it wasn’t until now that I realized the magnitude that the announcement of normalization in relations has had and will continue to have on Cuban- U.S. relations. The visit of President Barrack Obama was one of the most exciting moments of my Abroad experience, because I knew that I was witnessing a significant moment in history. For the first time I am at an age in...

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Home Sweet Home
Apr28

Home Sweet Home

Last night our group arrived at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to conclude our week-long Dominican Republic excursion. While I had a fantastic experience serving the people of San Juan and immersing myself in a new culture, I was so glad to be back in the United States. I was most excited to see my family and friends again and tell them about everything I saw and did. Though, I was also unusually eager to have my...

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