I haven’t blogged in quite a while so this is going to be a long one, you might need to stop in the middle and go get a snack or a drink. So I guess I’ll start from a week and a half ago. The Friday before last I went out with my Spanish friends […]

Well I spent the weekend in the mountains of Valencia, Spain. The adventure began Friday night when we arrived in Tollo and stayed the night in a 500 year old house. Then the next morning we got up at 7 and spent the day mountain biking until about 3. We went back to the town […]


Well its officially been two weeks since I arrived in Spain. I’ve been in school for about a week and a half. I’ve made some friends in school including Alejandro Serano, who speaks perfect English and has been my saving grace in school. My classes are quite hard, but I understand most of what is […]

I just returned home from an amazing weekend with my friends from Cartagena and San Javier. It began with a midnight swim with my friend Curtis on Friday night at his house in San Javier (which is literally 30 feet from the beach) followed by a stop at the churro stand. Then at 11 the […]

So it has officially been a week since I arrived in Murcia and I already feel like the city is mine. I start school sometime this week (I didn’t really understand what host mom said), but until then I have been spending my days exploring the city and basking at the beach. I spent the […]

I step on the airplane and thus another chapter in my life begins. I still love the other characters, but their part in the story has to be put on pause as others make their appearance. I am excited beyond belief, but at the same time my stomach is in knots over the prospect of […]

8 days, 2 hours and 21 minutes until departure. I will spend 10 months in Murcia, Spain with three host families. Thanks to Rotary International I will have this wonderful experience under my belt and hopefully this will kick start a whole lifetime of world travel and international connections. Thank you to everyone who made […]