Working at an Organic Farm in Costa Rica

Working at an Organic Farm in Costa Rica

This past summer, I interned at an organic agro-ecological farm located near Higuito, Costa Rica. Finca El Tablazo was founded about seven years ago by a couple with a passion for sustainable agriculture. We spent our days helping out around the farm and learning about sustainability. Read more...

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10 Sustainable Travel Products That Everyone Needs

10 Sustainable Travel Products That Everyone Needs

If you're always on the go (like I am), you quickly start to realize how much consumption is involved in traveling. You can easily start piling up all of the plastic that you waste from buying single-use items. Even if you stay at home all day, there are some changes that can be made in your lifestyle to minimize your environmental impact. With the major environmental issues our planet is facing today, there is no better time than now to start making a switch to products that are better for the environment and that could save you a few extra dollars, too. Read more...

One Week in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

One Week in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula is a magical place with so many exciting things to offer. I had the opportunity to spend a week traveling in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula during my spring break, and it was everything I could have hoped for. I share my experiences, along with my one-week itinerary and other recommendations I have for visiting the area. Read more...

Studying Abroad as a First-Generation, Low-Income College Student

Studying Abroad as a First-Generation, Low-Income College Student

Studying abroad can seem impossible for first-generation, low-income college students, but it's more accessible than you may think. I've had the privilege of being able to study abroad twice and I want to share how I made this happen so others can try to make this work for themselves. Read more...