My Dearest Daniella, With your face to the sun and dreams bigger than your smile. Five years that feels like yesterday and many moons ago at the same time. That independent, smart and brave eighteen year old girl determined to change her generation's pattern and discover herself. As I reflect and tears roll down my … Continue reading Dearest Daniella, I’m Proud Of You.
Last week´s blog post was a reminder that failure is just a checkpoint in our journey, not our destination. Often, it is the idea of failure- not failure itself- that terrifies us to our core and stips us of the courage to act. If we thought there was no possibility of failing, we would dream … Continue reading Greater Than Fear And Failure.
None of us are too great to fail at anything but we are all greater than any failure. We live in an era where perfect photos, videos, success and love stories are shared on social platforms that often we ourselves believe our lives ought to be evaluated by. What we are oblivious to is the … Continue reading Don´t Stop At Checkpoint Failure
Another week, another update. This time, let me tell you about learning Spanish. When I included learning a new language on my Vision Board in 2019, I imagined doing it on Duolingo; 15 minutes every day - or whenever I remembered. Frederick, Teneisha and I began a hot and sweaty competition- as we Guyanese would … Continue reading All Things Colombia: English Teacher and Spanish Student
So much love in the air I can't deny that I wish I was looking forward to Valentine's Day with my family. I love the mysterious or unexpected bouquet deliveries, chocolates, cupcakes, wine and everything else. I'm here for all the mushiness Valentine's Day brings. However, I'm here in Colombia and I'm not looking forward … Continue reading Give Yourself Some Love On Valentine’s Day!
Before March 2018, Workaway was an unheard-of opportunity to me. In many regards, too, I held the belief that I´d only be able to travel when I become wealthy. After all, travelling does cost an arm and a leg or so I thought until Workaway became an option. I´d been scrolling through Instagram when I … Continue reading All Things Colombia: Travel Platform & Volunteering
I've been receiving so many questions about my trip to Colombia and true to promise, I will share all the details with you. However, in an attempt to not overload you with information, I will do so in a series of weekly posts. Airfare How much dinero do you need to travel to Colombia?! The … Continue reading All Things Colombia: Airfare, Visa Requirement & Accommodation