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Yesterday we barely made the ferry for Virgin Gorda and yet again this morning, we barely made the ferry. And when we arrived to Anegada, we decided to rent scooters for the day (which was the best decision yet.) I had never driven a scooter before but it reminded me of a 4-wheeler so I…

Beginning in Tortola

The journey to Tortola started out with me getting up early and shoving the things I thought I would need on our trip. Our taxi driver was supposed to pick us up at 9:15am and at 9:25 we decided to call him because he usually wasn’t ever that late. Even on island time. He confirmed that he…

Island hopping the British Virgin Islands

Three girls. Six islands. Seven days. Lexi, Jamie and I are three broke college girls who decided to spend a week island hopping in the British Virgin Islands. We had our “home” be in Tortola (BVI) because it would be cheaper to travel to other islands from Tortola. We found an Airbnb for reasonably cheap…

Why YOU should do NSE

National Student Exchange is a study away program that gave me the opportunity to spend my Spring 2017 semester at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Croix. First, see if your home university is part of the program. NSE.org has a complete list of all of the schools that are members of the National…

10 things I wish I knew about St. Croix

10 things you should know if you are visiting the beautiful island of St. Croix. I was able to study abroad through NSE at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Croix. Learning in the classroom was nice but I learned much more outside of it.

Travel Advisory: Yellow fever and kidnappings

I was looking for all the vaccines I would need before traveling to Peru along with all the warnings that come with traveling. Yellow fever. Typhoid. Hepatitis A. I’m not exactly sure what all of listed diseases were but they weren’t near as intimidating as when I was warned about there being a “high risk of…

Next Stop: Peru

I’m going to Peru for the month of July!! Orphanages, prisons, rural jungle villages, and Machu Picchu…