"Sometimes I'm glad I became a social worker. Other times I wish I had simply become a ninja."

Independence in the Land of Conservatism

I’ve written previously about my brushes with values conflicts in Colorado, so I’ll try not to repeat myself. The simple summary is that I’m a radical, queer-rights-loving, abortion-rights-supporting, sex-positive person…

Choosing the Where in Your Study Abroad Adventure

The shelves are filled with rows of glossy magazines, the walls hung with framed pictures of architectural marvels (the Eiffel Tower and the Great Pyramids are among the most popular…

Visiting Africa

If you’re an enthusiastic GoGirl planning on traveling to Africa, I have a few words of advice for you. After having been in Tanzania in East Africa for little over…

What to Know Before Coming to Korea

Even the inexperienced traveler could tell you that there are some significant differences between Asian culture and Western culture, and although I’ve lived in Seoul for over five months now,…

Making My Way Through Chinatown

After coming from a country of excess, eating out in London’s Chinatown is a rather different experience. In the United States, many Chinese restaurants automatically bring you a pot of…

Sevilla

After a short bus ride from, we finally made it to the ‘real’ Spain.  Barcelona (our home city at that time) is an amazing city, but as many Catalans love…