The Packing Issue

   Everything must come.  A year abroad in Brazil. And I must fit all that comes with me in one checked luggage and one carry on? Madness! Yes I’m one of those people who imagines to find use in every single article of clothing of theirs whilst packing. So I will be attempting to pack…

Eat, Pray, Love?

So recently I watched Eat, Pray, Love for the I don’t know, 7th time? To be honest, I feel like I truly resonate with the film on a spiritual level. Or maybe that’s just naive; adolescent me speaking. The film just fills me with happiness. It’s so beautifully shot and directed and I honestly daydream about…

The Pre-Departure

Hello all and welcome to my blog! I am from Seattle, WA, and thanks to an AMAZING BP Scholarship, I will be studying abroad in Brazil for an entire year! I am beyond excited for the upcoming experiences that I will encounter, and I’m ready to fully immerse myself in the Brazilian culture.    I will soon…