A Truly Unforgettable Experience

It is so hard for me to believe that another semester at Pitt for me has come and gone.  It’s even harder for me to believe that I only have one more semester left here until I graduate.  As the end rapidly approaches, I can’t help but reflect on my time here at the university. What were some…

Gracias, Puerto Rico!

Wow.  What a week.  I feel as though I have so much to say, yet I have been left absolutely speechless.  Puerto Rico exceeded my expectations far and beyond of what I wanted from this Spring Break. I saw the beauty of this wonderful island, I immersed myself in and adapted to a new culture, and I certainly experienced…

Isn’t That Technically America?

Puerto Rico.  That’s technically still the United States, isn’t it? The culture there is probably similar to what we experience in America every day, right?  Wrong.  While Puerto Rico may be an official U.S. territory and you don’t need a passport to pay a visit, the people there live their daily lives much differently than what we are used…

A Want to Travel. A Desire to Help.

Hi Everyone! My name is Francheska Pokora, and I simply cannot wait to embark on my trip to Puerto this coming March. I apologize in advance for the excessive exclamation points and excitement this blog post may entail as that is truly a genuine representation of how I am feeling now as I write this.  I…