The Mystery Blogger Award

It's been some time since I was last nominated for a blogging award (possibly back in 2017? It's been too long...), but in any case, I'm very happy to have been nominated by Rebecca at Fake Flamenco. Her passion for travel and the Spanish language/culture is wonderful, and I find it a pleasure to read … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

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Happy New Year 2019! (and 2018 reflections)

2019 has arrived! Another year has passed-- some of us are reminiscing about it, while some of us are glad to move on. Whether or not you believed that 2018 was a good or bad year, it's without a doubt that a lot has happened for each and every one of us-- the big events, … Continue reading Happy New Year 2019! (and 2018 reflections)

Two-Year Blogging Anniversary!

Greetings! Today (July 30th) marks my second year blogging on Rebecca Goes Rendezvous. Although it might seem short compared with other blogs out there, I consider it a personal milestone to be proud of. I'm amazed at how much I've done so far on this blog, whether it's writing about travel, personal reflections, or life abroad. I've … Continue reading Two-Year Blogging Anniversary!

Happy New Year 2018!

It's finally 2018! As we head into a new year, we're leaving another behind. Another 365 days are past us, and many of us are eager to wipe away past mistakes and start anew. With the first day of 2018 done, there's plenty of optimism with the remaining 364 days to come. I've heard some … Continue reading Happy New Year 2018!

An Essay on Homesickness

Homesick. /ˈhəʊmsɪk/ adjective experiencing a longing for one's home during a period of absence from it. Having lived and worked abroad for the past two, soon-to-be three years, I've had my fair share of missing home. With over 5800 miles (9300 kilometers), a nine-hour time difference, and a massive ocean separating me from my hometown, … Continue reading An Essay on Homesickness