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During the summer of 2014 I hopped a plane and left behind Quito, Ecuador; I had lived and taught English there for five years. Life had become a dull, dark, dreary (insert another word for depressing) hole and I was desperate to climb out. I broke up with my fiancé, left behind everything I owned except for a suitcase, and traveled around Europe. I visited lots of different countries, had crazy adventures, and met kindred spirits that will be friends for life.
I would like to say it was all a bit “Eat, Pray, Love” but some might say it was more “Bridget Jones.” Either way, I learned a number of lessons from all this traveling. For example, do not try to stay awake for 36 hours, because you will inevitably embarrass yourself by doing something stupid like trying to walk up the down escalator at the airport (true story). Also, in Ukraine, vodka is cheaper than water (also true).
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Click here to view this article: Living the Dream A testimonial from the editor of International Living Magazine: “As an editor, I found Sarah very easy to work with. As well as her excellent (and much appreciated) command of written English, she was excellent at meeting deadlines and making required changes to copy in a timely […]
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Click here to view the original article: 5 Things I Love About Netherlands I recently celebrated my one year anniversary of living in Netherlands and I have gotten to know the country and it’s people quite well. I have come to love it here, even on the rainiest days of the year! (Did the rain […]
A Lovely, Warm Home Going to Italy is like visiting a very dear friend you haven’t seen in a while, but every time you see them it’s like no time has passed at all. This friend of yours has a lovely, warm home with lots of wine, and pizza. They love to stay up late […]
Ferry from Gourock to Dunoon Just getting to the small village of Kames, Argyll and Bute, Scotland felt like an authentic experience in itself. After landing at Glasgow airport and taking a local bus to the central station, I hopped on a train heading for the Gourock ferry terminal. After shuffling on to the ferry […]