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Paradise Found In Costa Rica

What can I say about Costa Rica? It left me speechless. It’s pure paradise. A country that feels like it has been left untouched by mankind; the air is fresh, the food is raw, the people have a beautiful energy and the scenery? My god, the scenery is almost orgasmic to see.   I was

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Coming Full Circle With Anxiety

Booked a one-way ticket to Switzerland with no plan, no job or a place to live. I had no idea how I would make it, but I had faith. Back track to a few years back, I suffered from anxiety and panic attacks, if someone told me I’d be doing a solo travel backpacking trip

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Why I Came Back To The U.S.

It took me a while to write this and apart of me is still processing it all. I went through and still am going through the emotions where I feel like I failed. I thought I would last a lot longer in Europe, heck I thought I was going to live in Switzerland for good

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How To Take The Best Picture At Pisa

You can take the typical picture of holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa…. Or you can get creative…. Or get funny/inappropriate, which is always the best in my opinion… And then you can have a man join the fun… Or even with some help from friends… If you use any of my ideas or come

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Cinque Terre

I tried to think of a title to make it more appealing but no title does Cinque Terre justice. From its sea views to beautiful evening sunsets, its truly paradise… I met with Briana and Alissa, the couch surfers I met back in Interlaken, in Cinque Terre. It was surreal to be in my “homeland”

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A Bittersweet Goodbye To Switzerland

I went over my last blog piece of leaving Switzerland and realized I wrote out of anger. I want to speak my mind freely and I did, but I don’t want to hurt people. I obviously can’t take back what I said but I apologize for name calling and negativity about Switzerland, I am more

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There Are Two Sides To Every Story

{Disclaimer} I had this as my original post about my experience in Switzerland, I caused a little uproar in the town I was staying with some people. I wasn’t sure whether to keep this or not but I did realize generalizing that all the Swiss are douchebags was not right. The Swiss are wonderful people and I

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2 Months Abroad Update!

  It has been quite a ride already and I can’t believe its been 2, almost coming to 3 months that I’ve been here. For those of you who don’t know, I decided to buy a one way ticket to Switzerland and travel the world. I knew this would be my first stop as I

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10 Tips To Adjust In A New Country

1) Be open/flexible You gotta roll with the punches. You are not in your home country anymore, things will not be how you do them so be open to their way of doing things. 2) Don’t do everything at once  I try not to do this and wind up doing it every time, I wind

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My Home Away From Home

I was here in Switzerland in 2008 when I was backpacking through Europe and fell in love with Interlaken. I fell in love with waking up to the sight of the Swiss Alps every morning and meeting lovely people all the time. I became really close with the staff of the Funny Farm. It was

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