America, Indonesia, Language Learning, Life in Asia

Top 5 Tips for Learning a New Language

I’ve always wanted to learn a new language. As an American, I grew up speaking English and only English. During high school & college, I attempted to learn some Spanish, but it never stuck. I’ve always been in awe of Europeans or Asians that can speak 2, 3, or 4 languages. While being born a… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Learning a New Language

America, Holidays, Indonesia, Inspiration, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Planning

Hope for 2016

A new year is synonymous with new beginnings. Fresh starts. Clean slates. It’s a time of looking back and looking forward. We reflect and cast vision. It’s a chance, for at least one time a year, for self-evaluation. I was really happy with my 2015. I loved looking back and reflecting with Instagram and blogging.… Continue reading Hope for 2016

America, Funny & Weird, Life in Asia

#4 Language Learning – Top 15 of 2015

Americans are spoiled blessed to be born as native English speakers. English is the most widely spoken language in the world, and in many nations, serves as a second or trade language. And it’s a quirky language with so many exceptions to the rules. I’m so happy to be an English speaker, but it has… Continue reading #4 Language Learning – Top 15 of 2015