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Where to stay in Mykonos, Greece

I know exactly what you are thinking.

“We have only X amount of days in Mykonos, what is the best hotel to stay in for budgeting and to see everything?”

Shenanigans in the Schengen Zone

If you are thinking about running away to Europe, do it. Even if you don’t have a visa, I am here to tell you it’s okay necessary.

Working In Stockholm

It was two years ago when I won the hearts of the Swedish migration board. Now with my visa renewal just around the corner, I am very thankful for my life here in the land of Abba, blondes and H&M.

How To Make an Airport Bed

When saving money on flights, sometimes you hit the jackpot but end up with long layovers in random airports at weird hours of the night. The following steps will ensure you a good night’s rest.

Back in the U.S.S.R

No Ukraine girls have knocked me out and I have not heard Moscow ladies scream and shout, but I can tell you the Estonian woman are tall and slender, and old Latvian babushkas sometimes look like either gender.

Jobs In Stockholm

Getting a job post 2008 when the recession rolled out, has been the topic of conversation. For all of as college graduates who tried to enter the work force during these years, it has been extremely difficult. 

Schengen Treaty and Overstaying Visas (Updated 2017)

UPDATED 2017: Europe is an amazing place. Millions of people travel to Europe each year, whether it be on business, curiosity, adventure, rebellion or leisure; we all make it there at one point in our lives.

Everything and Nothing.

Everything and nothing. Isn’t that what this is all about?

Life Is A Dream

What is life? a tale that is told;
What is life? a frenzy extreme,
A shadow of things that seem;
And the greatest good is but small,
That all life is a dream to all,
And that dreams themselves are a dream.

:I've Got So Much Love To Give:

3pm in the afternoon.
I just woke up.

And I have so much love to give। To you, to the people of Mykonos, to the travelers I have met. And most importantly, to this world.

This has definitely been the adventure of a lifetime. I have met the most wonderful people and I am apart of the most amazing bar. Every night me, Michalis, Angelo, Jack, Nik and Angelo #2 (haha), and the DJ Valsilis (check him out on myspace as DJ Brouss) start off the night by having a laugh or two, me being the only girl, they pretty much just make fun of me. But this is only when the club is empty, eventually we see people come up the stairs the techno music volume raises and I can feel the beat pounding in my chest and we all take our positions and get ready for a night of crazy chaos and endless entertainment.

I also live with two girls that have become my sisters. Alison and Holly. One from Boston, the other from London. I don’t know what I would do without them. 
This island is very confusing at times. We are in such a bubble and all we do it work, eat, sleep, cry from frustration, and every day off our balcony ‘We are on a DREAM island!!’ just to remind us that we are truly living the life so many people dream of. I feel like this summer is going by so quickly. I have been here 2 months now and I still have a month or two left…but what do I do after this? I am completely a free bird and it is the scariest thing I have ever felt in my life. I was listening to my iPod the other day on shuffle, and this song came on…and it just explained everything I felt…

‘Trying hard to reach out
But when I’d try to speak out
Felt like no one could hear me
Wanted to belong here
But something felt so wrong here
So I’d pray
I could breakaway

Wanna feel the warm breeze
Sleep under a palm tree
Feel the rush of the ocean
Get onboard a fast train
Travel on an airplane, far away and breakaway

Buildings with a hundred floors, swinging with revolving doors
Maybe I don’t know where they’ll take me but
Gotta keep moving on, moving on
Fly away, breakaway

I’ll spread my wings
And I’ll learn how to fly
Though it’s not easy to tell you goodbye
I gotta take a risk
Take a chance
Make a change
And breakaway
Out of the darkness and into the sun
But I won’t forget the place I come from
I gotta take a risk
Take a chance, Make a change, And breakaway’

Today was the first day that I opened my eyes and saw the world for the first time. I saw myself as not someone who I wanted to be, but finally the person I am. After everything is said and done, we live we love we laugh and cry and are angry and frustrated at the things we can’t have…but in the end, we are all fighting for one thing. That there is good and love in this world and it’s worth fighting for. So here I am. Living the dream not everyone can live. I fight for you, for me and everyone in between.