5 to Survive: Amsterdam

Every year my sister and I take an international trip together. This helps us bond and experience new cultures simultaneously. Last year we visited the United Arab Emirates and this year we explored 5 countries in Western Europe (Germany, Holland, France, Belgium, and Denmark) over the course of 10 days. I had no expectations for…

Saudades de Salvador da Bahia

Saudade is a Portuguese word that has no English equivalent. Defining it as missing something or someone is insufficient. On a basic level it can mean a deep longing or feeling of nostalgia. I can think of no better word to describe my feelings for Salvador da Bahia. One of the most wonderful experiences I…