After a year in Guatemala, I’ve got a whole lot of suggestions Continue reading Abigail’s Guide to Guatemala
Last weekend my family flew to Nashville to move my sister into Vanderbilt University. She’s starting her freshmen year as I start my senior year and I can’t believe how time has flown. My parents are also going to be empty nesters which will be a new adventure for them. It was my first time in Nashville and I was so impressed with this little … Continue reading Welcome to Vandyland: A Weekend in Nashville
Hey y’all! Tomorrow is my last day in Quito (v. early saturday flight) and I wanted to share some of my favorite sights before I left and got absorbed in New York/family lovefests. This week has been a lot better, health-wise and attitude wise. My friend Jenna came into Quito last friday and we had a great touristy day together and I even felt well … Continue reading Abigail Talks: How to have fun in Quito
Hi everyone, I’m writing from Quito, Ecuador, the highest capital city in the world. I’m here thanks to a grant from Penn to do research for my history thesis. Obviously my three weeks here are completely different in structure and purpose from my time in Mexico but there are a few common challenges. As in Mexico, I’m staying in a hotel for the first few … Continue reading Ecuador, I’m here!!
I’ve been in Mexico for over a month and I (as always) am surprised at how quickly the time passed. I’m also leaving in a month exactly so this a halfway point and a time of transition. To recap, things have been going very well, especially at work. My job in communications allows me to attend tons of cool events as I’ve mentioned before, which … Continue reading The One Month Mark
In no particular order, some noteworthy events: Went to a spin class and really enjoyed it. The timing isn’t the best with my work schedule but I hope to go again on monday. (I have a work event tomorrow night and they don’t have them on fridays). Met my dad’s friend from middle and high school who lives with her family in Mexico City. This … Continue reading In the last ten days…
Hey twitfam, I’m back on the blog to tell you about my summer in Mexico City and Ecuador, which began very early this morning. If you’re confused by the previous sentence, here’s what’s happening: I got back from Argentina, enjoyed a few relaxing weeks at home before one of the most difficult semesters Penn could have thrown at me. There were student suicides, weeks of … Continue reading I’m back (and blogging from Mexico)