For The Love of Traveling

Leer en Español “I will make you happy,” said life, but first, “I must make you strong.” -Unknown There is a saying, “out of great sadness comes great joy” even though at the time, I did not know this saying to be true, seven years later, I can confirm that it is true. I’ve hadContinue reading “For The Love of Traveling”

Por El Amor al Viaje

“Serás feliz”, dijo la vida. “Pero primero te haré fuerte” En español hay un dicho que dice, “no hay mal que por bien no venga” y aunque en los momentos malos y difíciles es muy duro y a veces imposible pensar de esta manera puedo confirmar que este refrán es cierto.  Mis primeras experiencias de viajarContinue reading “Por El Amor al Viaje”

The Ultimate version of myself: A work in progress

Español You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously. -SOPHIA BUSH It’s been a while since I took the time to write a reflective piece or give a life update. I have been in a weird headspace- I feel like I am being pulled in all directions. I don’tContinue reading “The Ultimate version of myself: A work in progress”

Ni de aquí, ni de allá 

I’ve spent two years attempting to write this. I have endless drafts, but none of them succeeded in expressing how I feel. None of the drafts articulated my thoughts and emotions because I could not articulate how I felt when I wrote those. I began writing this piece because I wanted to understand these foundContinue reading “Ni de aquí, ni de allá “

Moving Abroad Part II: The Big WHY

Since announcing my move abroad, I have received an overwhelming amount of support and well wishes. One of the other things I have received an overwhelming amount of are questions. The biggest two being “why?” and “what?”

La Libertad Weekend Getaway

Planning this getaway was stressful as fuck, to say the least. The hotels that we have wanted to stay at were completely booked for the dates we needed. Going from point A to point B seemed impossible, but somehow, we made it work.

Cafe 503: A coffee that gives back

Thirty-nine-year-old Salvadoran-American William Salamanca, cofounder of Café 503 talks about the goals and inner workings of his business. Giving insight on how his idea to give back to his community and produce quality coffee merged to form Café 503. Salamanca and his friend Jorge Raul River began working on this project ten years ago butContinue reading “Cafe 503: A coffee that gives back”

Exploring El Salvador

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.” – Anthony Bourdain I decided to take an impromptu trip to El Salvador this summer. I had many reasons why IContinue reading “Exploring El Salvador”