Here we get into the nitty-gritty on all things travel and global careers. You can also travel with me and read my thoughts about what it’s like to work overseas.
Hi Travelers! Hope you all are well. Me? I’m doing pretty alright. I’ve been in Brazil for a year and a half. It’s moving so quickly! Just wanted to give you a few updates: 1. I post pretty regularly on my YouTube channel @heymstraveler. Be sure to subscribe so you’ll never miss a video. 2. […]
The time has finally come for me to start preparing for my move to Brazil. I was supposed to leave earlier this year, but the pandemic delayed my departure date by eight months. In the video below, I talk briefly about preparing for Brazil.
One of my dreams was to get paid to learn a language. I feel so blessed because my dream became a reality. Last summer (2019), I received my first assignment: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After Flag Day (Flag day is when Foreign Service Officers find out where their first post will be), I went through […]
Right now, I am supposed to be at post. Due to the pandemic, I am still the United States. When the Coronavirus made its way to the East Coast, I was still in language training. I am still taking language classes. Since I passed my language exam, I was put in maintenance classes to maintain […]
During this pandemic, I have been blessed to work from home. Working from home has its pros and cons. On one hand, I don’t have to commute to work, and I can take a nap during the day. On the other hand, I rarely interact with other people, unless it’s through the computer. During these […]
I’ve been journaling (and blogging) since 2012. For me, journaling is not only a way for me to remember what happened during the day, but it also helps with so many other things listed below. Check out, five benefits of journaling. 1. It’s Cathartic Journaling helps me whenever I’m upset, overwhelmed, or feeling a bit […]
It’s so funny how something that didn’t exist months ago suddenly affects every aspect of your life. I remember when the whispers of Co-vid 19 became louder and louder. It was March and I was feeling pretty overwhelmed and stressed, if I were to be honest. I was getting ready for my Portuguese exam, trying to coordinate logistics for […]
Most of the careers I talk about on this blog require at least a bachelor’s degree. However, in the international affairs field, more and more employers want to see a master’s degree. Everyone who comes to this site, may not have gone to college or have tons of work-related experience. But that doesn’t mean they […]
Prescription Medications If you want information about how to travel abroad with medicine, visit The Center For Disease Control And Prevention website The U.S. State Department’s web page on health For information on how to pack your medicine, please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) website In Case You’ve Missed It, Check Out How To Pack […]
If you’re in high school and have dreams to travel the world, you don’t have to wait until you’re an adult. You can travel and live overseas now. Many of the programs listed below are funded by the U.S. Department of State (visit their site here). These programs allow you to experience and live in […]