Tag Archive: hungary

WHAT BROKE YOU?

  Having a spectacular spiritual sojourner, Melinda, during my YASC year in Westford, MA was critical to my staying in the program and undergoing so much personal growth. During my eleven months with… Continue reading

MY RETURN TO WESTFORD

  As many of you know, getting my visa for my upcoming GMI placement in Greece has not been easy. What we initially thought was going to be a quick six weeks back… Continue reading

A TIME OF TRANSITION

  I’ve been back in the United States for 40 days now and things are starting to feel back to normal. Since arriving to Ohio on October 1st, I’ve been spending my days itinerating… Continue reading

TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN VULNERABLE WITH ME

  To all those who have been vulnerable with me, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your insights, raw emotions, and shared solidarity have had a huge impact on my… Continue reading

YOU CAN GO, BUT YOU CAN’T TELL

  Hungary’s transit zones on the Serbian-Hungarian border are considered to be “no man’s land” by the government. A Hungarian colleague of mine, however, calls them something quite different – modern day concentration… Continue reading

IT’S OFFICIAL

  Welp, it’s official – my tickets have been purchased and I will be leaving Budapest, Hungary, my home for the last two years, on September 30th, just two days after turning 25.… Continue reading

THE TENSION CONTINUES

This is part two of my blog post recapping the insane political changes that have occurred in Hungary since my arrival in the fall of 2015. There has been palpable tension ever since I… Continue reading

PALPABLE TENSION IN HUNGARY

There has been palpable tension ever since I moved to Budapest – in the way people interact with me, the media campaigns that aim to instill fear in the hearts of citizens in… Continue reading

THE IMPORTANCE OF A FAMILY PHOTO

imagine this – you’re a white person out in a city being a tourist. you and your family are wandering around happily in the warm weather, soaking up the sites of the location… Continue reading

SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE SUSTAINABLE LIVES

as part of my work with kalunba ltd., the official implementing partner of the RCH’s unit for refugee integration, i update and refresh the website. i recently wrote a quick post for them… Continue reading