On our second day in Cuba, we were just spending the morning in Havana before heading west to Vinales, as we had more time planned in Havana at the end of our trip. I really wanted to visit a local market and we also wanted to change our convertible pesos into national pesos. In the past, […]
We woke up our second day in Havana, eager to explore! After a nice breakfast at our casa particular (homestay), we set out. We were staying in Centro Habana neighborhood (we stayed in Habana Vieja on our return visit) and really enjoyed the local feel of the neighborhood. There were very few tourists in Centro Habana, so […]
I flew to Cuba on a short, two-hour flight from Mexico City, with Interjet. (I’ll be posting about logistics of Cuba- how to get there, is it legal, what about the money- all of that fun stuff following my posts on traveling in Cuba, but long story short, since it is a Mexican airline, I could purchase […]
High off of nearly a month out of the office and exploring new and exciting (and warm!) lands, I’m so excited to share with you about my most recent travels. In December, I spent nearly two weeks in Cuba, followed by a few short days in Mexico City. From there, I headed back to South Carolina to […]
Their cases landed on my desk three weeks ago. After being in the country for seven months, their job coach made a sudden departure and their cases became mine. As a couple without children, they only had one month of government assistance remaining and only received a meager $420/month in total- I knew they would need […]
As I approach my anniversary of moving to Portland and just coming off an incredibly amazing birthday, I have so many thoughts flowing.