Expat Life

The Expat Panic Attack – Moving & Mental Health

It is no lie that I am a planner. I enjoy anticipating and subsequently planning for every possible scenario. My life is put together by to-do lists, color-coded tabs, a planner with too many coats of correction tape and alphabetized iPhone app folders. Whether it’s planning every detail of our wedding or planning every detail… Continue reading The Expat Panic Attack – Moving & Mental Health

Expat Life

The 5 Stages of Grief/Moving to Another Country

All aboard the Feelings Express! Please keep your hands & feet inside at all times while riding the emotional rollercoaster that is this blog post. 1. Denial. It’s hard to come to terms with the fact that you’re moving to another country when life is going on as usual. Until a few days ago, I… Continue reading The 5 Stages of Grief/Moving to Another Country

Puerto Rico · Travel

Honeymoonin’ Part 2- El Yunque Waterfalls & Cueva del Indio Hike

CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1. When I was a kid, I was obsessed with George of the Jungle, popping the tape into the VCR the moment I woke up every day during summer vacation. I thought George was hilarious and every time I watched the waterfall scene, I’d think, “That is the most romantic thing ever. One… Continue reading Honeymoonin’ Part 2- El Yunque Waterfalls & Cueva del Indio Hike

Puerto Rico · Travel

Honeymoonin’ Part 1- San Juan, Bio-Bay Kayaking & Ziplining in Toro Verde

Since I’ve now been married for a whole week & a half, let me give you some seriously groundbreaking relationship advice: stay true to who you are as a couple. If you’re the “see the sights” kind of couple, then by all means, do that. Julen & I are not that kind of couple. So… Continue reading Honeymoonin’ Part 1- San Juan, Bio-Bay Kayaking & Ziplining in Toro Verde