My first two weeks in Grenada weren’t without their challenges, and proved to be a test of faith, strength, and endurance – both physical and emotional.
Shortly after arriving and ending things with the Swedish Squeeze, I came down with Dengue Fever, and spent the following week in a fevered delirium that elevated even the basic tasks of self-care to near-impossible levels.
But the illness – along with the heartbreak – has passed, and now my third week here in the Caribbean feels like my first. I’m slowly exploring the island as I regain my strength, checking out the lush vegetation, crystal waters, and tropical fruits I’ve missed since living in Hawaii.
Despite being flat on my back, I’ve had some recent publications, including some useful tips to improve your body language, a big list of things to be happy about (ironically written in the throes of Dengue Fever), tips for volunteering in Australasia, and some tips to stay on budget while traveling. Enjoy!
Communication goes far beyond what you say. Here are 16 ways to improve your body language – and hence your communication skills.
Need something to be happy about? Yeah, me too. Here’s a big list of things to be happy about to get you started.
This article looks at the volunteer climate and opportunities in Australasia (Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands), as well as how and where volunteers can find jobs and be of best service.
We obviously don’t want to deprive ourselves of a cultural or otherwise special experience abroad, but we also don’t want to return home with the worst souvenir of all: debt we can’t afford. Here are 10 ways to stay on budget while traveling, without sacrificing the experience itself.