This isn’t a travel blog, so I am not going to pretend that it is. That’s a good thing, too, because travel blogs are detailed and should point you in the right direction when you are exploring a new area – and navigation has never been my strong suit. I accepted my lack of spatial … Continue reading An Attempt at Encapsulating a Journey
When I was little, my grandparents had the best basement to play in. There was a big piano, these creepy facemasks, a pole to swing around on, and an assortment of other treasures waiting to be discovered. There were also pool and ping pong tables. My grandpa was a great ping pong player. I remember … Continue reading Ping Pong in Detroit
Oakland County Fulbright Press Release The Oakland County Executive Office did a nice write-up on my fellowship and the Fulbright Program. Check it out! I am flattered by the hometown love 🙂
I fell off of the blogging track. Hard. This does not mean I have not been busy here in Montenegro! Perhaps it is a sign that I have been busier actually living life than I was earlier on in my time here. Things I once could spend hours analyzing and attempting to articulate to my … Continue reading Borderless Awkwardness.
ProFellow Interview- "Teaching Abroad: Insights From Fulbright ETA Fellow Kate Poisson"ProFellow.com is a great resource for anyone interested in finding a fellowship. The site is packed with opportunities, tips, information, and personal stories about different types of fellowships and their application processes. ProFellow recently reached out to me about my Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and … Continue reading ProFellow Interview- “Teaching Abroad: Insights From Fulbright ETA Fellow Kate Poisson”
Until recently, I had never traveled anywhere alone. Not really. I had certainly been alone in transit, but I have always been going somewhere, to someone, or with someone. Even when I was flying to Montenegro by myself, I knew that someone from the Embassy was expecting me. A few weekends ago, I decided that … Continue reading A Solo Trip to Perast
Things are starting to pick up for me in Montenegro. I have classes to teach, appointments to attend, a workout schedule to (sometimes) stick to, and a social life to build. In short, living in Podgorica is beginning to feel more like “real” life rather than an exotic break from my reality back in Michigan. … Continue reading Settling in and Climbing Mountains: Life in Podgorica and hiking in Durmitor National Park