Posts by Christina

Christina is a 23-year-old ESL instructor living and breathing Patagonian air with the love of her life in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a novice writer who enjoys sipping hot chai tea, reading anything by Keraouc, and working on her positivity blog: everydaypositivevibrations.tumblr.com.

Overcoming the Fear of Taking a Risk: Just Do It

“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabelle Allende

About eight months ago I hitched a ride to Buenos Aires, Argentina via a one way ticket with the love of my life. It wasn’t as easy as it sounds. I wasn’t throwing things in my suitcase and cashing out my bank account while kissing friends and family goodbye, sayin’ “See ya!”

My boyfriend and I were recent graduates at wits end suffering economic woes with no place to go. We had always wanted to go abroad to teach English, but weren’t …