Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Last week, I took off from work and school to present a paper at the National Sigma Tau Delta 2016 Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The trip could be summed up in a single word: perfect. Though, true to the English major spirit, I’ll share a few more words about my latest adventure….. Day One In … More Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Why You Should Study Abroad Your Freshman Year

Studying abroad is often the highlight of many collegiate careers; however, many of these adventures abroad don’t happen until after sophomore year when more opportunities are available. While I support studying abroad as often as you can, I highly support finding a way to take a study tour at some point during your freshman year. … More Why You Should Study Abroad Your Freshman Year

Joys of Solo Travel

Okay, okay… I’ll admit that my solo travel experiences are lacking in some aspects, because I have yet to take a trip completely solo. However, I have spent quite some time traveling from one destination to the next on my own and slipping away from the group to create my own solo adventures. While on … More Joys of Solo Travel

When Your Best Friend Can’t Travel: Tips for Surviving Friendship Abroad

Your bags are packed and tickets are in hand. A knot of anticipation starts to form in your stomach, but there’s also a knot of apprehension. You should be jumping with joy, but something is missing — your best friend. You certainly don’t want to leave your dearest friend behind. After all, your best friend … More When Your Best Friend Can’t Travel: Tips for Surviving Friendship Abroad