Finally, I will end my excursion with a two week stay in Thailand. I get the opportunity to join two of my best college friends, Stephanie and Julia, who have been living and teaching English in Thailand for the past year. I arrive late at night in Bangkok and then off we go, island hopping, national park touring, with a pit stop for the full moon party.
Mostly, I am so proud that I have been able to make these goals and dreams a reality. I have worked so hard to get to this place today and I cannot believe that I have already had such amazing experiences and opportunities thus far in my life. From internships and jobs, to switching universities, studying abroad in Florence, eating my way through Europe, tackling New York City, getting a dual diploma in culinary arts, and all of the amazing people I have gotten to meet along the way. I am so grateful to everyone, friends and family, who have taken part in my experiences and helped to make them a reality. Life is nothing without people to share the memories and success with. Therefore, I invite you all to follow me on this two month journey through Brazil, Japan and Thailand. I am making a huge push to create content for this site, as well as for the yum project instagram/twitter platforms #theyumproject. You can follow me through my experiences, not just in the more detailed blog posts, but also through photos from each of my daily experiences. I urge you to pass along my information to anyone else you think may be interested in my story!