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UPDATE – Facing challenges living in Peru

So it has already been over a month since I have returned from my 5 week trip in Chile and Argentina, and what a challenge it has been to be back. I feel like I have not updated you all on my Peruvian living situations, because everything has been focused on my last trip. However,… Continue reading UPDATE – Facing challenges living in Peru

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One Month Down in Peru – Lessons, Experiences, Gunshots?

What a special day today is! I welcome you all to a special day for Oriana and I! Today marks our FIRST WHOLE MONTH of living in Peru, and what a way to bring it in with gunshots this morning! There were 15 gunshots (I counted, yes) near our apartment (the noise probably carried down… Continue reading One Month Down in Peru – Lessons, Experiences, Gunshots?

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Chicago>Fort Lauderdale > Lima, Peru

So the time is 2:21 pm and Oriana and I are just kind of hanging out at the airport in Fort Lauderdale. I am pretty exhausted considering I only slept about an hour and a half before our road trip to the Chicago O'hare. I don't even know where to begin right now to be… Continue reading Chicago>Fort Lauderdale > Lima, Peru

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The Next Step – Opportunities to work abroad and getting out of the comfort zone

Helpful advice from a friend So  I just got off the phone with one of the most adventurous buddies I know that is working in Alaska for some seasonal work. Aaron and I attended the same university and joined the same fraternity (shout out to Beta Theta Pi) for a while. We connected deeply with… Continue reading The Next Step – Opportunities to work abroad and getting out of the comfort zone