Archives for July 2017

Amsterdam travel through my eyes

Sorry if I get a little lost here, it was 3 a.m. when I wrote this and I had been awake for more than 15 hours. A group of friends and I traveled to Amsterdam by an overnight bus. This bus is your normal, long-travel bus, with a smelly bathroom and reclining seats. These seats are hard as boards … [Read more...]

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life. He worked hard to send us money to Mexico and better himself. He made a big sacrifice by not seeing us … [Read more...]

Hello from across the pond

­   July 19-24 — Italy: We had a mini break from July 20-24, so five of my classmates and I traveled to Italy — specifically Naples, Rome and Venice. I wasn't in charge of planning anything, so I was just along for the ride. Well, our flight was at 6:25 a.m. on July 20, but the … [Read more...]