Thailand, you’ve been good to me.
Dec16

Thailand, you’ve been good to me.

It’s over. I’ve been back in America for less than 48 hours. I’m writing this post at 4am because jet lag won in my fight for sleep. I’m experiencing a mixed range of emotions because my time in Thailand has just come to a bittersweet end. Bitter because I had to leave new friends and beautiful, WARM places knowing that this time of adventure in my life is over. Sweet because my heart is full of memories of...

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Ain’t it fun living in the real world?
Oct24

Ain’t it fun living in the real world?

Today, I feel the need to tell about adventures, relationships, and growing up. I have always been a free-spirited, exploration-driven person, but studying abroad in Thailand has brought out the beast in me. These past few weeks I’ve learned more about myself, other people, and life in general than I have in my previous 20 years of existence.  And it all started with a decision to go. Before, I was always a dreamer, who spent much of...

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Sawatdee ka from Thailand!
Sep19

Sawatdee ka from Thailand!

I have only ever left the country once in my life and that was just this past summer. I went to the Philippines for 2 months and loved Southeast Asia so much that I just had to go back. Now, I find myself in Thailand. The decision to study abroad was rather spontaneous, actually. I am a junior at UA and far enough ahead in my major/minor requirements that I could graduate early. BUT, having scholarship for 8 semester led me to look...

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