I came across his business card recently. It felt as if I nearly allowed his memory to escape me. Inadvertently or on purpose, I’m not quite sure. One thing for certain, an impression was left. I almost allowed the way he treated me to dictate if I would ever travel solo again. I assumed he would leave a nasty stain on the concept of me wandering this world alone. He did not. I couldn’t permit that.Continue reading “Solo Travel Diaries: An Overtly Suggestive and Bold Taxi Driver in Cyprus”
What is studying abroad?
Acquiring an education overseas is an opportunity accessible for the majority of undergraduate and post-grad students. Still, it is easy to overlook if not exposed to essential information. Before we proceed with this blog post, let’s define this experience. I’ve concluded that it’s tough to locate a definition that encompasses all aspects. Simply stated, studying abroad is pursuing college studies in a foreign country. Although these programs are customarily associated with undergrad, they extend and apply to all university studies.Continue reading “5 Reasons Why College Students Shouldn’t Overlook Study Abroad Opportunities”
Mental, Physical, and Emotional Preparation
People continually search for a push to travel solo. They stand by for someone else to persuade them or seek signs to embark on this journey. Me? I was made for this. I’m highly independent, at times entirely too much for my own good. I’ve never considered independent travel as lonely or something that lacks. After all, alone and lonely aren’t synonymous.Continue reading “Looking Back: How I Prepared for My First Solo Trip”