I Got Saved Trying to Save My Brothers Life

Boy oh boy. Of all the posts I wrote where I was most vulnerable, this has to be the deepest. If you are afraid to write it, that’s a good sign. I suppose you know you’re writing the truth when you are terrified. -Nayyirah Waheed So here it goes… Growing up I protected my brother…

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Foreign Country Stigma

Hola!! Cartagena was amazing!! I am currently having withdrawals to be honest. I really wish I could have extended my trip (insert sad face here). The next time I go to Colombia (because there will definitely be a next time) I think I will visit other cities such as Medellin, Cali, and Bogota before heading back…

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Nelson Mandela: Forever Inspiring

In 1990 when Mandela was finally freed, my father made me do a book report on him, not for school, just so that I could understand his greatness. Fast forward 25 years later, I finally got the chance to go to the country that Nelson Mandela miraculously saved from apartheid. The feeling was indescribable. The…

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