Two Weeks in Malaysia and Singapore

In September of 2017, a colleague approached me to ask if I’d be interested in chaperoning a student trip to Malaysia at the end of June. Of course, I responded with an enthusiastic “Yes!” and embarked on a fourteen-day trip with two colleagues and 21 high school students from mid-June until early July- a great way to kick off the summer.   Working with Happy … Continue reading Two Weeks in Malaysia and Singapore

10 Days in Nepal

Back in February 2018, I joined a team of seven women on a ten-day trip to Nepal. The trip originally stemmed because of my good friend and colleague, Rebecca. Back in 2014, Rebecca attended the ECIS Conference and listened in on a presentation by a man called Bart, who teaches and runs a CAS program (part of the IB program) at the American School of the … Continue reading 10 Days in Nepal

Life Recap: June + July 2018

I originally started blogging in order to create a helpful and informative TAPIF blog as well as to record my travels during my “Year in France”. However, as time has passed on, the style and purpose of my blog has shifted. I have also realized that I simply like having a dedicated space where records of my life have been documented over the past few … Continue reading Life Recap: June + July 2018

Istanbul, Turkey

I spent the second part of my vacation in Istanbul, Turkey! If you are looking for a cheap yet equally exciting and exotic destination with decent weather during the winter, I highly recommend Istanbul! With sun and an average of mid-fifties (Farenheit) weather, I really enjoyed my trip to Istanbul at the beginning of March 2014. I traveled with one other American woman; we flew … Continue reading Istanbul, Turkey

Top 10 Things I miss about Japan

This time last year I was in Japan– teaching English, staying with host families, traveling, making new friends, and experiencing new things everyday. The fact that it’s been an entire YEAR is just completely surreal. I miss Japan so much, that I have decided to make a top ten list of things I miss most about this beautiful country. 1. My friends (and the Japanese … Continue reading Top 10 Things I miss about Japan