Life in Mexico

Life in Mexico

Mexico has begun to feel more and more like home as the weeks pass by and this foreign country that was once just another place on the map to us five girls has developed a new meaning. It’s been almost seven weeks since we flew into Mexico City from our respective cities in the USA [...]

Volunteering Abroad & Going To College

Volunteering Abroad & Going To College

As a high school senior in the spring of 2014, I paid my enrollment and housing fee for Northern Arizona University. During that same semester months later, the thought of having to take out $10,000+ in loans still, despite the scholarships and grants I received, scared me enough to request a refund and un-enroll. Three [...]

Bienvenido a México

Bienvenido a México

Mexico warmly & kindly welcomed my group and I with phenomenal food, colorful walls, and amazing weather. On Monday, I woke up at a lovely 3am to get to the airport by 4:30am to catch my 6am flight. Boarding began late and after everyone was finally on the plane, every single one of us had [...]

Is It Possible To Travel As A Broke Twenty-Something?

Is It Possible To Travel As A Broke Twenty-Something?

I have always known somewhere in the back of my mind that I wanted to travel. I mean, doesn't everyone? To see the world, experience life to the fullest, and put real meaning to the random names on a map? However, traveling has a notorious reputation for being expensive. College students have a notorious reputation [...]