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My Best Moments from Volunteering Abroad

It feels like there are a million and one reasons not to volunteer abroad. Homesickness. High costs of travel. The need to work and make money. Conscientiousness about savior complexes and privilege dynamics. But, for all of those aspects above that you should consider before volunteering abroad, there are plenty of reasons to buy the …

My Favorite Ukrainian Recipes with a Vegan Twist

Before I left the U.S. for Peace Corps, many people that I told about my upcoming stint in Ukraine responded with concern for how the food would taste. I entered Peace Corps interested in what foods would be offered to me, but also cautious because of my assortment of allergies and dietary restrictions. Oh, do …