Author Archives: Kate

About Kate

24-year-old University of Oregon alum. Extreme moderate. Sports enthusiast, fashionista (but only in my imagination), history buff, foodie, and gypsy. I laugh at everything.

A Day in the Life of A Peace Corps Volunteer

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10 (Unorthodox) Travel Tips From My First Vacation Abroad

Originally posted on WildKat Formation:
My travel crew: Danielle, Mary, and Megan! After my first nine months of Peace Corps service, I was ready to venture out of Albania for the first time, especially after hearing accounts from other Volunteers…

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10 (Unorthodox) Travel Tips From My First Vacation Abroad

10 (Unorthodox) Travel Tips From My First Vacation Abroad.

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What Is It That I Do All Day?

They always tell us that Peace Corps is a 24/7 job, that we are always on duty as Volunteers and Americans. I’ve blogged and posted a lot about cultural differences, learning the language, Albanian friends I’ve made, traveling, and how … Continue reading

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Balkans

Originally posted on WildKat Formation:
When it comes to traveling in Albania, it’s wise to abandon all preconceived notions about safety, reliability, and punctuality. Getting from pikë A to pikë B here can be stressful from a foreign perspective, but it’s…

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Press, Progress, and Pogradec

Press, Progress, and Pogradec.

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Football Season Opener, Wedding Season Closer

Originally posted on WildKat Formation:
Last Saturday, instead of watching football, I went to a wedding. Two well-known facts about me: 1) I love sports. 2) I dread going weddings. So this decision was very out-of-character, but part of joining…

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