Bed bugs in the Hostel

Lol. Sooo it’s 1 am and we just ran from one hostel to another because of a bed bug infestation. When in South America amiright? A good learning experience that’s for sure. Happy to be in a safe and non bug-ridden bed. Love life. Just a quick and crazy update. Xx.–M.Lee

Argentina: Exploring Villa Allende and the Volunteers

This week was full of exploration. We explored the town square, we explored our placements, and we explored the minds of those whom we’d met traveling. Villa Allende is a quaint area outside of Córdoba, yet still seems to hum with excitement. There is a constant stream of children playing in the fields, dogs galavanting…

Planes, Passports, etc.–Argentina 2016

During my Spring Break I truly had to buckle down and get my affairs in order. I finally went and had my passport renewed (it expires in 5 days). This was super important because I didn’t want to pay an expiditing fee because of my own incompetence in ordering it soon enough!  I fly out…

SANTIAGO, CHILE (the airport at least)

I am in transit to Argentina. I have been traveling since 6am on Saturday, and I am having too much fun already. What an eye-opening event to solo-travel for the first time. I’ll be back with numerous updates throughout my trip, I’ve already had an eventful time and I haven’t even made it to my…

I Ran a Half-Marathon!!

It finally happened. After the endless training and attempts to control my nutrition, I was able to cross the finish line after running 13.1 miles! Can I be honest and say I don’t remember much of the race? I don’t really remember listening to my music nor do I remember thinking about much of anything,…