Category Archives: Travel

Volunteering Abroad Blog

A little less than a year ago, I featured Carl Honeysett as the first “Reader of the Month” on Project Light to Life. If you did not catch Carl’s original story, here are some highlights: Carl is an inspiring, twenty-something … Continue reading

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Put a Message in a Bottle and Throw it in the Ocean

#83 While the idea of placing a message in a bottle has always seemed romantic to me, I think I should preface this post by saying that, in the future, I promise to make up for all the bad environmentalist … Continue reading

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Go Parasailing

#19 For years, my dream was to go parasailing. Whenever I got asked, “What item do you most want to cross off your bucket list?” I often answered, “It’s a bit hedonistic, but I really want to go parasailing!” Ever … Continue reading

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South Korean Students’ Bucket Lists

A few months ago, I was thrilled to receive a kind email from Laura, a teacher from England, who taught English to students in South Korea. Here are some snippets from her email that made my day: “First of all, … Continue reading

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United Arab Emirates (Dubai)

#14 United Arab Emirates (Dubai) Although I would love to say that I explored Dubai, one of the wealthiest cities in the world, where they have gold-plated vending machines with gold bars sitting in them and the police drive Lamborghinis, … Continue reading

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Australia!

“It’s a dangerous business… going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – J.R.R. Tolkien Recently, I came across this quote on … Continue reading

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Attend a Wine Tasting & Go to a Vineyard

#41 and #42 While studying abroad in Australia, someone from the group asked if anyone would be interested in doing a wine tour; of course, my answer was an automatic yes. Not only did I cross “attend a wine tasting” … Continue reading

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Take Surfing Lessons

#61 When I first put this item on my bucket list, I never thought I’d be crossing it off in Australia and at first, wondered when I would be crossing it off at all. But as part of the study … Continue reading

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Australia!

Hi all! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year! Many apologies for the lack of recent posts, but I have just arrived in Australia for my study abroad trip a couple days ago. I … Continue reading

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Studying Abroad in Australia!

Hi all! Just want to apologize for about a week or so of being MIA. Midterm week is now over and I have also just completed the GRE’s (math kicked my butt, as usual), so I am thrilled to get … Continue reading

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