Another Privileged White Girl Travels the World to Find Herself

I began this journey like most wanderers, driven by an insatiable appetite for adventure. I suppose it is the same fuel which pollutes my brain with fantasy. A fairytale in which, risk is the elixir for happiness, and the higher the dose, the more fulfilled I become.

Politics Are Pointless, But I Jumped Into My Mom’s Political Campaign Anyway

When I was 7, I sat cross-legged on my living room floor, my eyes glued to the television as I watched the president of the United States vehemently deny having sexual relations with a White House intern. I was both mesmerized and confused.

Visiting The West Bank: A Perspective on Peace Amongst a Controversial Conflict

The technicalities behind Palestine’s recognition as a sovereign state, piqued my interest years ago in a United Nations course during my graduate program, and eventually drew me to the West Bank on a warm day in July of 2017.

Uganda Journals Week 3: HIV/Family Planning Classes, Bed Bugs, & Bacterial Infections

July 13, 2013 I know it probably seems like I’m just messing around and being a tourist in Uganda, but I really am volunteering in between all of the fun! In Bandali village the last few weeks I continued to work on Adult Literacy classes and HIV/ Family Planning. For the literacy classes, I am …

Uganda Journals Week 2: Village Life and Rafting Down the Nile River

July 5th, 2013 So, a lot has happened since my last post but I will try to sum it all up. Saturday I went white water rafting on the Nile River on grade five rapids which was amazing! We flipped four times and the first time I was sure I was going to die when …