End Of An Era

Now that I have been back in the States for almost a week, I decided to write one last post about my time in Ecuador.  The last post was about my epic trip to Peru and not a lot happened between then and now. For my last month in Ecuador, I wanted to spend as … More End Of An Era


Hey y’all! So unless you have been living under a rock, you know that I just went on a trip of a lifetime hiking 5 days/4 nights and 80km to Machu Picchu-just one of the 7 wonders of the world!  This is a trip that my friend Betsy and I had been planning for several … More MACHU PICCHU!!!!

August Update

Hey Everyone!  I’m back after taking about a month off from updating. This past month has been very interesting and full of experiences: some good and some not so good.  My last day at the travel agency was July 31st, so I have just been teaching English for the past month.  I must say that … More August Update

Cultural Differences

I decided to talk about some of the cultural differences on this post because honestly these are starting to become very apparent- and some are annoying.  To start, I should mention that I do absolutely love Ecuador and have never regretted choosing to live here.  The weather is perfect, I’m surrounded by mountains, and I … More Cultural Differences

Pushing My Limits

If there is one common theme to these past 4 months, it is the fact that I am constantly pushing my limits, whether on purpose or not.  This is happening in all parts of my life, and even though it has been uncomfortable for me, I know these situations are exactly what I need. Two … More Pushing My Limits

3 Months Down

So I have now been here for over 3 months!  I can’t believe that.  It seems like just yesterday I was packing for Ecuador and trying to figure out what in the world I was signing up for.  One of the most important things that has happened in the past 2 weeks, is that I … More 3 Months Down