American Patriotism Abroad; Happy 4th of July!

–Just a quick note: Please consider skipping personal fireworks to save stress to pets, wildlife and prevent wildfires. Thanks!– There aren’t many holidays more patriotic than the 4th of July, and it will be the last holiday I spend in the United States for a long time. From my experience last year, a good portion…

My First Aid Kit

Undoubtedly one of the most fundamental and important things to pack for any trip is a first aid kit. Your destination and duration will determine what exactly that entails. For my trip, I want to pack the kitchen sink for a couple reasons. Firstly, I will be gone for two years without any foreseeable trips home and…